What is the top graphic design school program in Vermont for 2021?

Top Vermont Graphic Design Schools - 2021 College Rankings
1Vermont College of Fine ArtsMontpelier

Our 2021 ranking of the top graphic design school program in Vermont. For an explanation of the ranking criteria, click here.

1. Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, Vermont
Vermont College of Fine Arts

Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) was founded in 1834 as Newbury Seminary. The school serves around 350 students enrolled in eight MFA programs. Established in 2011, the Graphic Design MFA is low-residency program designed for individuals with an academic background in communications, design, media arts, visual art and culture and/or professional experience in graphic design. The school highly encourages “aspiring and practicing design educators,” to apply and “familiarity with design history and contemporary visual culture studies is beneficial.”

Graduates of the program “emerge” with critical expertise, new research methods, and “a body of design work that is personal and relevant to the next stage in their careers and creative lives.” Skills developed include content, craft, and form, as well as fluency in contemporary design discourse.