Basics

Location: Montpelier, Vermont

Accreditation: New England Commission on Higher Education; National Association of School of Art & Design; NC-SARA institutional participant

Graduate Degree Programs: 8 (MFA)

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. Writing & Publishing (est. 2015)
  8. International MFA in Creative Writing & Literary Translation (est. 2018)

Study Abroad Residencies:

  1. Writing Program: Slovenia/Summer
  2. Writing Program: Cozumel/Winter
  3. Writing for Children & Young Adults: Oxford & Bath Spa University, England

Student Body

Enrollment: 356 Students

Male Students: 33%

Female Students: 67%

International Students: 4%

Veteran Students: 3%

Number of Alumnx: 3975

Faculty

Number of Faculty: 105

Student/Faculty Ratio: 4:1

Tuition, Scholarships & Financial Aid

Tuition & Fees by Program »

Amount of Scholarships Awarded Annually: $1,520,335 (FY2020)

Types of Financial Aid: Scholarships, Fellowships, Federal Educational Loans, Payment Plan

Students Accessing Federal Educational Loan Program: 57%

Default Rate on Educational Loans: 1.7%

Graduation, Retention, and Educational Effectiveness