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Warren Wilson College

MFA Program for Writers

Asheville, NC

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Warren Wilson College

Overview

Warren Wilson College / MFA Program for Writers is located in Asheville, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 28

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Public reading, critical essay in 3rd semester

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

132
Applied
17
Accepted
17
Enrolled
13%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline September 1st September 1st No
Spring deadline March 1st March 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Manuscript of creative work; personal essay; critical essay

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$36,800
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

87
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.6%
Black or African American 2.3%
White or Caucasian 79%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.15%
Asian 10.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.3%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Poetry and fiction writing, analytic writing, creative and analytic study of literature, literary craft instruction
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9000
Asheville, NC  28815-9000
United States
Contact Prof. Debra Allbery
Director
Email: dallbery@warren-wilson.edu
Phone: 828-771-3716
Fax: 828-771-7005

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