As the only college devoted exclusively to graduate fine arts education, VCFA offers artists and writers a transformative and progressive educational experience.
Our Mission & Values
We are a global community of artists continuously redefining what it means to be an arts college. We measure success by our ability to foster the excellence of emerging and established practitioners.
Diversity & Inclusion
At VCFA, we are committed to working in partnership with all members of our college and the external community to build and sustain a welcoming and inclusive environment.
What Is Low-Residency?
We know art doesn’t exist in a void but within a social context, so the low-residency structure works with your life as it is. Learn why low-residency is right for you.
For the last 175 years, VCFA’s campus has been a pillar institution in Vermont, serving thousands of students from across the country.
VCFA at a Glance
General information about our degree programs, scholarships, student population, tuition costs, and more.
Faculty & Staff
Diverse and accomplished, our faculty are working professionals who provide one-on-one mentorship, helping students refine their craft, create a body of work, and develop a distinctive artistic vision.
Jobs at VCFA
Named one of the “Best Places To Work in Vermont” for the past six years, VCFA prides itself on being the arts hub of central Vermont and one of the biggest and best employers in this remarkable small city.
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