SAIC’s Writing Program brings together a community of writers and artists at one of the nation’s most influential colleges of art and design. We seek students who thrive in a challenging, self-directed, and experimental environment, in which the literary arts are a living and open field. 

Undergrad Info Session: How to Apply For Financial Aid Using the FAFSA

Thursday, December 1, 6:30 p.m. CT

Learn how to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), apply for scholarships, identify other sources of funding, and understand your financial aid award.

Meet with Graduate Admissions Across the US

SAIC Day New York City, 12/10: RSVP
One-on-one meetings in select cities: RSVP

MFAW Alumni

Emil Ferris: SAIC Alum and 2021 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow



Read more about our distinguished alums and their accomplishments.

At SAIC, students have a unique opportunity to explore writing both within and between genres, and to creatively connect with visual art practices throughout SAIC.

We welcome students from all programs across SAIC’s diverse, interdisciplinary community who wish to pursue writing as part of their education and creative practice.

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