Admission Requirements for graduate program Poetry M.F.A.

The program is no longer accepting new applications for Fall 2021 for the following reason: The program has closed applications for Fall 2021. Please apply for Fall 2022.

Department English
Fall Application Deadline January 15th
Spring Application Deadline The program does not accept applications for Spring
Supporting Documents for Matriculation:
Submit the following documents to the Office of Graduate Admissions:

1. Transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (applicants who earned a bachelor's degree outside the United States need to submit a 'Course by Course International Transcript Evaluation.'

2. Two letters of recommendation;

3. A manuscript of original work in your intended genre (for fiction, about 30 pages; for poetry, about 20 pages; for playwriting, one full-length play, or two or more one-act plays); and a personal statement (one-two pages).


I. F-1 or J-1 international students must submit English Proficiency Exam. TOEFL- 79, IELTS- 6.5, PTE- 58-63

Refer to instructions at
TOEFL (paper, computer, internet) N/A, N/A, N/A