Students are funded through Teaching Assistantships, Fellowships, and a long-standing relationship with the Amazon Literary Partnership.
Students also enjoy Seattle's lively literary and arts scene.
Learn more about the funding package and other funding opportunities here: MFA Funding and Support.
The MFA is designed to be completed within six full-time quarters (two academic years).
Our MFA program, established in 1978, is a two-year, full residency, studio-based program offering fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
We offer a wide range of fully-funded positions in teaching, editing, and arts administration!
#New On The Revue Our latest feature on poet #Mary Jo Bang is now LIVE!
Check out Bang’s poem, as well as poetry by her close friends @markbibbins and @TBFXDonnelly, alongside a piece of Bang’s artwork here: thespectacle.wustl.edu/?
They include among their many honors fellowships from the Mac Arthur Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The list of our alumni publications represents a significant chapter in the history of American literature.