Poets & Writers

2019 MFA Index

WITH well over two hundred MFA programs in the United States, choosing which ones to research, much less apply to, can be a daunting prospect. The 2019 MFA Index is designed to make that process easier by providing information about 158 full-residency programs, organized by region and state, and 64 low-residency programs. Start by

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