Cornell University, based in Ithaca, New York, offers a two-years of fully funded MFA in creative writing program. This Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing degree concentration in either poetry or fiction. Also offer a large and diverse graduate faculty with competence in a wide range of literary, theoretical, and cultural fields. The most significant requirement of the MFA degree is the completion of a book-length manuscript: a collection of poems or short stories, or a novel, to be closely edited and refined with the assistance of the student’s special committee. All MFA degree candidates are guaranteed two years of funding.