Western State Colorado University

Contact Information

600 N. Adams St.
Mark Todd, program director
Gunnison, CO 81231

W: http://www.western.edu/mfa
P: 970-943-2016
E: [email protected]

Degree Type

Low-residency MFA in creative writing

Application Deadline

June 30.


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Rolling admission, with start dates in summer, fall and spring. Low-residency curriculum, with three annual two-week campus residencies in the Colorado Rockies. All our professors are active, successful authors, poets or screenwriters and well connected to the markets. Includes summer writing conference to network with agents and acquisitions editors. Also offers 13-month certificate in publishing. Concentrations in popular genres fiction/nonfiction, poetry focusing on verse craft and screenwriting for feature film and television.