We believe the arts are central to the human experience.
Our Mission & Values
VCFA is a global community of artists continuously redefining what it means to be an arts college. We measure our success by our ability to foster the excellence of emerging and established practitioners.
By the Numbers
VCFA’s nine widely acclaimed programs (eight low-residency and one residential) offer graduate degrees in a wide range of arts disciplines. A few other notable numbers:
The VCFA Experience
VCFA offers low-residency and fully residential study options for all kinds of learners. Visit our campus to see how you can take your work to the next level and earn your MFA or MA in a welcoming, committed community of artists. Or, let us host your event!
Diversity & Inclusion
At VCFA, we are committed to collaborating with our full community to build and sustain a welcoming, inclusive environment.
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Does art matter? We think so.
As VCFA sets new standards for graduate education in the 21st-century, we ask for your support.