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

National Association of School of Art & Design

Graduate Degree Offered 2 (MFA, MA)
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)
  9. International MFA in Creative Writing & Literary Translation (est. 2018)
Number of Low Residency Programs 8
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
  4. International MFA in Creative Writing & Literary Translation: varies by semester (Iceland, Summer 2018; Hong Kong, Winter 2019; Portugal, Summer 2019)
Enrollment 388 Students
% Male Students 30%
% Female Students 70%
% International Students 3.0%
% Veteran Students 3.0%
Number of Alumni 3698
Number of Faculty 84
Student/Faculty Ratio 5:1
Graduation Rates/Retention Rates/Educational Effectiveness
Average 2017/2018 Annual Tuition & Fees (varies by program) $26,956
Amount of Scholarships Awarded Annually (FY2016) $1,027,000
Types of Financial Aid Scholarships
Fellowships
Federal Educational Loans
Payment Plan
% of Students Accessing Federal Educational Loan Program 58%
Default rate on educational loans 1.8%