The Application Process

Application Information

If you are interested in applying, you might begin by reviewing the Graduate School's steps for applying for admission, at which point you can also get started with the Graduate School's online application process.

Please check, as well, the pages and websites associated with the degree program to which you're applying:

After applying for the University of Montana Graduate School you will then apply with the Department of English program of your interest. To apply for an MFA or MA Literature, all remaining components of the application will be uploaded through Submittable (available here October 1).

GRE scores are not required.

Application Deadline

The application process will close on Friday, January 10, 2020. Please contact us if your file (or portions of your file) may arrive after this date..

English Application Forms

MFA in Creative Writing Application


MA in Literature/Ecocriticism Application


MA English Teaching

To apply for an MA English Teaching, you do not need to apply via Submittable. Applicants will follow the steps outlined by the Graduate School. With a rolling admissions policy for the MA English Teaching program, there is no application deadline. However, if you wish to receive a Teaching Assistantship, your completed application packet must be postmarked by January 10th, with the online Teaching Assistantship form completed.

Teaching Assistantship Application