University of Florida

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1949
Location: 
Gainesville, FL
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
12
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2018
Application Fee: 
$30
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Carla Blount
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Michael Hofmann, William Logan, Ange Mlinko
Fiction: Jill Ciment, David Leavitt, Padgett Powell

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding. All students receive a full tuition waiver and a fellowship and teaching-assistantship package worth approximately $18,000 a year for the duration of the three-year program. Students pay fees of about $750 per semester.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts the annual Writers Festival and offers opportunities for students to meet with editors and agents.

Graduates: 

Chris Adrian, Jay Atkinson, Chris Bachelder, Geoffrey Brock, Kevin Canty, Noy Holland, ​Rhoda Janzen, Rachel Khong, Noelle Kocot, Daniel Levine, Mike Magnuson, Randall Mann, Christopher Merkner, Kevin Moffet, Maud Newton, Christina Nichol, Jeff Parker, John Poch, Justin Taylor, Aaron Thier, Adam Vines, Kevin Wilson