University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2002
Location: 
Urbana, IL
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
6
Application Deadline: 
December 1, 2017
Application Fee: 
$70
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Steve Davenport
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Janice Harrington, Michael Madonick
Fiction: Ted Sanders, Alex Shakar

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding. The program offers teaching assistantships, scholarships, financial aid, fellowships, and publishing assistantships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program features the Robert J. Carr Visiting Authors Series. It also offers courses in literary publishing, screenwriting, and writing for children and young adults.