DePaul University

MFA Programs
MA

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Location: 
Chicago, IL
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre
Residency: 
Full
Online
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
15-20
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
$40
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Ted Anton, Acting Director
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Richard Jones
Fiction: Dan Stolar, Rebecca Johns Trissler
Nonfiction: Ted Anton, Barrie Jean Borich, Miles Harvey, Michele Morano

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers five graduate assistantships and partial tuition scholarships for enrolled students.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program offers an MA or MFA degree in creative writing and publishing; MA students can apply to the MFA after two quarters. A new online degree option will allow enrolled students to complete their degrees either partially or fully online. The program also offers publishing internships and the option to complete a certificate in Teaching English in Two-Year Colleges. MFA students are required to complete a creative thesis.

Most full-time students finish in two years, but part-time students have up to six years from admission to complete the degree.

Admissions are made on a rolling basis; applications are due ten weeks before the start of each academic quarter. The application deadline for funding consideration is January 15.

Graduates: 

Jessica Chiarella, Avery Cunningham, Caro Macon Fleischer, Tim Hillegonds, Rita Leganski, Raul Palma, Zhanna Slor, Ryan Van Meter