The Master of Fine Arts program at Wichita State University, now in its 42nd year, is a three-year, studio-academic program in fiction or poetry writing with students in full residence.

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Accomplished faculty, exceptional value

All of our MFA students receive financial support from the university through graduate teaching assistantships and fellowships which cover their tuition and provide a stipend. The Huffington Post has named our program to its list of “Top 25 Underrated Creative Writing MFA Programs.”

At the undergraduate level, we offer Bachelor of Arts students a 33-hour major in creative writing with classes in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction writing. Both the graduate and undergraduate programs are part of Wichita State’s Department of English.

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Learn more about the Undergraduate Program