Going to college in New Hampshire puts it all at your fingertips. Tackle some powder on the slopes. Browse a small town farmer’s market. Meet a future president at a ‘First in the Nation’ primary event. The Granite State attracts visitors from around the world thanks to its soaring mountain landscapes, rock-strewn shorelines, wild pine forests, picturesque towns and vibrant cities. The New Hampshire Institute of Art's location in the heart of downtown Manchester, New Hampshire's largest city, sets all of it within your reach.
Head north and you’ll find yourself in the Lakes Region with great opportunities for hiking, boating, or mountain biking. East, and you’ll hit the Seacoast, with the thriving theaters, restaurants and galleries of scenic Portsmouth or the tranquility of New Hampshire's pristine beaches. West brings you to the Monadnock region, home of our Sharon Arts campus and some of the most quaint communities in New England. Just an hour's drive north of Boston and only four and a half hours from either New York City or Montreal, the New Hampshire Institute of Art puts you at the center that all New England has to offer.
As a student at the New Hampshire Institute of Art, you’ll become part of a wider community of thousands of students attending over twenty college and universities located throughout the Granite State, drawn here by New Hampshire's stunning natural beauty, high quality of life, and commitment to educational excellence. Join them and experience the New Hampshire advantage for yourself.