The University of South Florida based in Tampa, FL offers a three-year fully funded MFA in creative writing. The MFA program offers small classes, dedicated faculty, a lively reading series, and a supportive atmosphere. Each year accept approximately nine students who write comics, creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. The MFA program offers training in creative writing pedagogy and graduates of our program are well-prepared for the difficult academic job market. MFA students receive a tuition waiver, a teaching assistantship that comes with a stipend, and enrollment in group health insurance.