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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.

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David Markow

Director of Enrollment Management & Financial Aid
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Sarah Madru

Assistant Director MFA in Music Composition
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Ann Cardinal

Director of Student Recruitment
Admissions MFA in Writing & Publishing

and MFA in Writing
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Thatiana Oliveira

Assistant Director of Admissions MFA Program in Visual Art
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Jennifer Renko

MFA in Graphic Design, Program Director & Admissions
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Jennifer Skinder

Assistant Director of Admissions MFA in Film and MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults
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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.

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Student Resources

Academic Calendar 2017-2018

College Catalog 2017-2018