The University of Texas at Austin offers a three-year fully funded MFA in creative writing within the large and highly-ranked Department of English. Concentrations in poetry and fiction only. Students take several different kinds of courses and seminars to fulfill the course requirements. Writing workshops are the most important part of the coursework. All students in the New Writers Project receive three years of full funding through a combination of teaching assistantships (TA), assistant instructorships (AI), and fellowship support. The complete package includes full tuition remission, health insurance, and a salary.