Vermont College of Fine Arts

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Faculty

132 Faculty Members | 3:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

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.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

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Out of state

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Graduate

In state

$27,684

Out of state

$27,684

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

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Academics

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Creative Writing
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Graphic Design
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • EDUCATION
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
    • Creative Writing
      • A program that focuses on the process and techniques of original composition in various literary forms such as the short story, poetry, the novel, and others. Includes instruction in technical and editorial skills, criticism, and the marketing of finished manuscripts. See other colleges that offer this major
  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
    • Graphic Design
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts. Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, multimedia applications, communication skills and commercial art business operations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
      • A program that prepares individuals to communicate dramatic information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the making and producing of films and videos. Includes instruction in theory of film, film technology and equipment operation, film production, film directing, film editing, cinematographic art, film audio, techniques for making specific types of films and/or videos, media technologies, computer image making, multi-media production, and the planning and management of film/video operations. Examples: [Cinema Production] See other colleges that offer this major
    • Fine/Studio Arts, General
      • A program that prepares individuals to generally function as creative artists in the visual and plastic media. Includes instruction in the traditional fine arts media (drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, CAD/CAM) and/or modern media (ceramics, textiles, intermedia, photography, digital images), theory of art, color theory, composition and perspective, anatomy, the techniques and procedures for maintaining equipment and managing a studio, and art portfolio marketing. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Music Theory and Composition
      • A program that focuses on the study of the principles of sound manipulation as applied to the creation of music, and the techniques of creating and arranging music. Includes instruction in aural theory, melody, counterpoint, complex harmony, modulation, chromatics, improvisation, progressions, musical writing, instrumentation, orchestration, electronic and computer applications, studies of specific musical styles, and development of original creative ability. See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
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Graduate
$75
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
69%
Male Students
31%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian64.96%
  2. Not Specified8.36%
  3. Black8.09%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities6.73%
  5. Hispanic/Latino6.2%
  6. Asian3.5%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native1.62%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.54%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

442

Graduate students

442

Attendance breakdown

Full time
100%
Part time
0%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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