Vermont College of Fine Arts - At A Glance

The information below includes general information, degree information, various percentages and ratios pertaining to the students and faculty, and costs.

Location Montpelier, Vermont
Accreditation New England Association of Schools & Colleges
Graduate Degree Offered 3 (MFA, MA, MAT)
Programs Offered
  1. Writing (est. 1981)
  2. Visual Art (est. 1991)
  3. Writing for Children & Young Adults (est. 1997)
  4. Music Composition (est. 2011)
  5. Graphic Design (est. 2011)
  6. Film (est. 2013)
  7. Art & Design Education (est. 2015)
  8. Writing & Publishing (est. 2015)
Number of Low Residency Programs 7
Number of Full Residency Programs 1 (Writing & Publishing)
Number Study Abroad Semesters
  1. Writing Program: Slovenia/Summer
  2. Writing Program: Puerto Rico/Winter
  3. Writing for Children & Young Adults: Bath Spa University, England
Enrollment 372 Students
% Male Students 32%
% Female Students 68%
% International Students 4.4%
% Veteran Students 2.5%
Number of Alumni 3581
Number of Faculty 81
Student/Faculty Ratio 5:1
Graduation Rates/Retention Rates/Educational Effectiveness
Average 2015/2016 Annual Tuition (varies by program) $22,894
Average 2015/2016 Annual Fees (varies by program) $2,151
Amount of Scholarships Awarded Annually (FY2016) $675,000
Types of Financial Aid Scholarships
Fellowships
Federal Educational Loans
Payment Plan
% of Students Accessing Federal Educational Loan Program 59%
Default rate on educational loans 2.3%