University of San Francisco

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1986
Location: 
San Francisco, CA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
34
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2018
Application Fee: 
$55
Contact E-mail: 
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 partial funding. Some teaching assistantships and fellowships are offered.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program offers small workshop classes, one-on-one mentoring, professional development, a reading series with visiting writers, the Emerging Writers Festival, Life after the MFA symposia, and more.

Graduates: 

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