Take the next step in your artistic career! The Admissions Office is ready to help with your questions about the College, our programs, or the application process. Call or email us today.
Admission to our Master of Fine Arts and MAT/MA programs is a selective process based on both the potential and academic qualifications of the applicant. Each program has its own requirements. Please see specific program admission pages for application forms, deadlines, and admission criteria.
Perhaps you’d like to:
- Visit the campus
- Get help with the financial aid process
- Confirm the application deadlines
- Speak with an alumnus to hear firsthand about the VCFA experience
We’re here to answer all of your admissions questions and requests. Call or email us today!
Director of Enrollment Management & Financial Aid
Assistant Director MFA in Music Composition
Director of Student Recruitment
Admissions MFA in Writing & Publishing
and MFA in Writing
Assistant Director of Admissions MFA Program in Visual Art
MFA in Graphic Design, Program Director & Admissions
Assistant Director of Admissions MFA in Film and MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults
Vermont College of Fine Arts does not discriminate in its admissions, employment, or policy procedures on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, political party affiliation, or physical impairment. VCFA’s policies and practices conform with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1975, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended.
For admissions information regarding a specific program, please click on the links below.
- Graphic Design
- Music Composition
- Visual Art
- Writing & Publishing
- Writing for Children & Young Adults
- Graduate Studies in Art & Design Education
Or learn about:
- Novel Retreat
- Picture Book Intensive Semester
- Postgraduate Writers' Conference
- Visual Art Postgraduate Semester
- Writing / Writing for Children & Young Adults Postgraduate Semesters
- Writing Novels for Young People Retreat
VCFA is certified by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) to admit International students. Learn more here.