Syracuse University's admissions information has been updated thanks to Chris Kennedy, MFA Director. See the program page here.
In 2012, Shannon Rabong, Assistant Director of WUSTL's MFA program told Affording the MFA that the school received 398 applicants in 2011, and admitted a total of 10: 5 in poetry and 5 in fiction, putting the acceptance rate at 2.5%. This year, WUSTL received 390 total applicants and admitted 13 students: 5 in poetry,… Continue reading WUSTL Update on Admissions
Notre Dame's MFA program has been added to Affording the MFA! The school offers full tuition remission, healthcare, and a stipend of $12,500 per academic year. Here is a break down of the total number of applicants to Notre Dame's MFA program for 2014 and 2015 courtesy of Program Coordinator Coleen Hoover. Year Total Applicants… Continue reading New School Added: Notre Dame
This year Iowa Writers' Workshop received 1,026 applicants in fiction and 354 in poetry. The program admitted 25 students in fiction and 25 in poetry. In 2011, the program received 1,100 applicants in fiction and 350 in poetry, and admitted 25 students in each genre. Information on admissions for both years is courtesy of Deb… Continue reading Iowa Update on Admissions
Robin Tung: What is the current funding is for students? Minnesota: Our TA stipend for 2014-15 is $14,336.00, along with full tuition waiver and health insurance. Students are responsible for various student service fees. All of our admitted students receive full funding. RT: What are the current admission rates: how many students applied last year… Continue reading Minnesota Update on Funding and Admissions
Hi All, Affording the MFA is undergoing a comprehensive update to provide current links, and up-to-date news on funding, faculty, tuition costs, application information, and admission rates. I will also be preparing to interview program directors and administrators to offer you direct insight and information about schools. If you find Affording the MFA helpful, please consider making a… Continue reading School Updates & Questions