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Applying to the MFA+MA in Creative Writing and English program

Look for Program Code E26MF when searching for the MFA+MA program in the online application system.

Applications for Fall 2019 will be accepted in fiction and creative nonfiction
Applications for Fall 2020 will be accepted in fiction and poetry

Application deadline for Fall 2019 matriculation

All application materials are due by 11:59 pm (CST)

Applications for the MFA+MA program are considered for Fall admission only. Prospective students must submit all application materials by the deadline listed above. The English Department admissions process occurs once a year and ends in early February.


All supplemental application materials must be submitted through The Graduate School's application system. Please do not send, or have sent, paper copies of any documents. If you or your recommenders are having difficulty submitting any component of the application online, and the application system's online help is unable to resolve your problem, please contact the Assistant Director of Creative Writing.

In all cases, our department's specifics regarding supplemental application materials supersede those listed on The Graduate School's website, as well as any listed in the application itself.

Supplemental Application Materials

In addition to the online application, the English Department requires the following documents for application to the MFA+MA in Creative Writing and English

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