MFA Application

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Application Deadlines

  • December 1
  • May 1

Application Checklist

  • Application Form
  • Application Fee: $75 paid at the time of application form submission
  • Official Transcripts: mailed directly to NHIA Graduate Admissions Office from each college and university attended
  • Portfolio/Writing Sample: See SlideRoom for requirements by program
  • Personal Statement: 3-5 pages, double spaced
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae

EXCEPTIONAL APPLICANTS

NHIA may accept applications to the MFA program from students who do not hold an undergraduate degree. In this case, students must submit these additional materials:

  • All required materials including transcripts for any earned credits.
  • An application waiver form
  • A detailed separate essay which explains how the student’s life experience and/or achievement and/or engagement in professional work is at least equivalent to the level of achievement of an undergraduate degree.

Veteran Applicants: Please visit our Veteran's page for more information.
International Applicants: Please visit our International student’s page for more information.

Questions?

Please contact us…we have answers!

Graduate Admissions Office
148 Concord Street
Manchester, NH 03104

Toll Free: 866-241-4918
Local: 603-836-2588
GradAdmissions@nhia.edu





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