University of San Francisco

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1986
Location: 
San Francisco, CA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Program Size: 
65
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2017
Application Fee: 
$55
Contact Name: 
Micah Ballard
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: D. A. Powell, Bruce Snider
Fiction: Stephen Beachy, Lewis Buzbee, Laleh Khadivi, Nina Schuyler, K. M. Soehnlein, Susan Steinberg
Nonfiction: Dave Madden, Bich Minh Nguyen, Ryan Van Meter

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers teaching assistantships, graduate fellowships, editorial assistantships with Switchback, and post-graduate fellowships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts a reading series, the Emerging Writers Festival, the Life after MFA symposia, and faculty and student readings.

Graduates: 

Thomas Burke, Liza Campbell, George Dohrmann, Matthew D. Dalton, Abeer Y. Hoque, Jen Larsen, Joshua Mohr, Courtney Moreno, Thomas Peele, Craig Santos Perez, Cynthia Robinson, Wendy Tokunaga