Thinking of applying to an MFA in Creative Writing program next year? Well, the deadlines begin as early as January 1st! So, now is the time to prepare (if you haven’t started already): get those recommendation letters together, polish up your written submission, give yourself a hug and cross your fingers as soon as you’ve put the application in the mail or hit the Submit button if applying online.
If you do not yet have a specific program in mind, then check out the Poets & Writers’ MFA Programs Database. There you will find not only a listing of upcoming deadlines, but also information on each program’s core faculty, program size, residency level (low, full), genre focus, and contact information.
Programs with 1/1/2016 Deadlines:
- Arizona State University
- Stony Brook Southampton
- University of Arizona
- University of Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program
- University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
- University of Missouri, Columbia (MFA & PhD)
- University of North Carolina, Greensboro
- University of North Texas (MFA & PhD)
- University of North Texas
- University of South Florida
Good Luck & Happy Writing!