University of South Carolina, Columbia

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1990
Location: 
Columbia, SC
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
24
Application Deadline: 
December 15, 2016
Application Fee: 
$50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Liz Countryman
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Samuel Amadon, Fred Dings, Nikky Finney
Fiction: David Bajo, Elise Blackwell
Nonfiction: Jim Barilla

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program fully funds all students through teaching assistantships, James Dickey Fellowships, and various other fellowships and scholarships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts multiple literary series and master classes. Students have the opportunity to teach through Split P, a Writers in the Schools program.