Take the Next Step in Your Artistic Career! The Admissions Office is here to help you with any questions about the College, the programs, or the application process. Call or email us today. We’re happy to help you with these or other admissions-related questions or requests.

Admission to our Master of Fine Arts programs is a selective process based on both the potential and academic qualifications of the applicant. Each program has its own application requirements – please see specific program admission pages for application forms, deadlines and admission criteria.

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  • Speak with an alumnus/a to hear about his or her experience firsthand

Call or email us today and we would be happy to help you with these or other admissions-related questions or requests.


David Markow

Director of Enrollment Management & Financial Aid

Jason Lamb

Assistant Director of Admissions MFA Programs in Writing and Film

Sarah Madru

Assistant Director MFA in Music Composition

Ann Cardinal

Director of Student Recruitment
Admissions MFA in Graphic Design and
MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults

Renee Lauzon

Assistant Director of Admissions MFA Program in Visual Art

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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