This blog is a great resource for anyone considering applying for a creative writing MFA program. Entries are on topics ranging from "application do's and don'ts" to "alternatives to a creative writing MFA."
An introduction to MFA programs in creative writing from Poets & Writers. It provides an overview of traditional and low-residency programs and includes a link to the creative writing MFA Database.
The Association of Writers & Writing Programs' (AWP) free, searchable database of undergraduate and graduate programs, including PhD programs. Searches can be narrowed by location, program type, and genre, with additional fields for users to input keywords.