MFA in Creative Writing
Virginia's Low Residency Program
Two years of one-on-one mentorship, five ten-day residencies, and a lifetime of support.
A New Kind of MFA Program
The Randolph College MFA in Creative Writing program is a two-year, intensive degree in creative writing: poetry, fiction, or nonfiction.
The low residency program allows students to complete four semesters of one-on-one mentoring with our award-winning writing faculty remotely from home.
Students attend five 10-day residency sessions at Randolph College, one beginning each semester, as well as a final graduation residency at the end of the fourth semester.
Our award-winning writing faculty attend the residency sessions to mentor students, deliver insightful lectures, lead collaborative workshops, facilitate discussions, and present their writing.
The Master of Fine Arts is a terminal degree designed to develop individual artistry in…
The Randolph Difference
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Our diverse faculty of award-winning writers have demonstrated a talent and love for teaching and are committed to mentoring students with a spirit of rigorous compassion.