University of Minnesota

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1997
Location: 
Minneapolis, MN
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
12
Application Deadline: 
December 1, 2017
Application Fee: 
$75
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Holly Vanderhaar
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Peter Campion, Ray Gonzalez
Fiction: Charles Baxter, M. J. Fitzgerald, Julie Schumacher, V. V. Ganeshananthan
Nonfiction: Patricia Hampl, Kim Todd

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding, which includes a tuition waiver, health insurance, and teaching assistantships with stipend for the duration of the program.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Great River Review

Other Features: 

The program hosts the Edelstein-Keller Visiting Writers Series, Charles Baxter's Annual Benefit for Hunger, and the First Books reading and reception.