Vermont College of Fine Arts is a national center for education in the arts, fostering the excellence of emerging and established artists and advancing the arts to create a more humane world.
Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA), a national center for graduate education in the arts, occupies a unique place in higher education. Renowned for its prestigious MFA programs, VCFA seeks to shape the future of the arts by fostering the excellence of emerging and established artists. Through its pioneering low-residency model, VCFA offers the Master of Fine Arts degree in Writing, Writing for Children & Young Adults, Visual Art, Music Composition, Graphic Design and Film. Its distinguished faculty includes Pulitzer Prize finalists, National Book Award winners, and Newbery Medalists.
For more than seventy years VCFA has been a site for progressive education. Anchored firmly on this historic campus in Montpelier, the college seeks to shape the global future of the arts with an emphasis on excellence that allows its members to reach for the highest artistic standards as individuals while recognizing that the arts are one of the foundations of a healthy and creative society.