An online application is required for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Writing program. You will need a valid credit card and current email address in order to complete the form. Please review the following requirements carefully before submitting your application:

In addition to your application, you must submit an ePortfolio before January 10. Your portfolio should include a sample of your recent writing from at least one of the following (in .pdf format up to 10 MB each):

If your work incorporates other media—images, video, sound, comics or performance—you can upload video, audio recordings, or digital files to supplement your writing sample in one of the following formats:

You also must submit an official college transcript and two letters of reference for admission into the program. You can ask your references to upload their letter to your online application or mail them directly to the school.