Tuition and Fees - Graduate

The New Hampshire Institute of Art’s low-residency graduate programs are an exceptional value. You’ll take your skills to new heights under the guidance of our high-caliber faculty in a format that fits your lifestyle. We also offer need-based grant and merit-based scholarship financial aid options to select students.

MFA Tuition and Fees for Academic Year 2017-18

For 2016-17 tuition, click here.

Creative Writing, Low Residency
Photography, Low Residency
Visual Arts, Low Residency
Writing for Stage and Screen, Low Residency

Full Time Student


Per Semester

2 Semesters

Tuition

$9,745

$19,490

Residency Fee*

$745

$1,490

 * Students staying in an NHIA residence hall during their residency will be charged $550 for the 10-day period. Students needing to rent bedding will be charged an additional $50. A $250 Housing Damage Deposit (only for students staying in NHIA residence halls during the residency periods) is assessed prior to each residency and will be refunded to the student, less any damage to NHIA property.

Additional Fees and Penalties:

Late registration Fee: $100 per semester
Late payment Fee $100 per month
Returned Check Fee: $50
Declined Credit card Fee: $50

MFA Refund Policy

Actual refund percentage depends on the official date of formal withdrawal. Please click here for the withdrawal form. 

  • From day 1 up to and including day 3 – 90% of tuition refunded
  • From day 3 until day 10 – 50% of tuition refunded
  • From day 10 – day 30 – 20% of tuition refunded
  • From day 30 – 0% of tuition refunded

Registration fees and the Residency fee are non-refundable.

 

MAAE and MAT – Tuition and Fees for Academic Year 2017-18

For 2016-17 tuition, click here.

Master of Arts in Art Education, Hybrid
Master of Arts in Teaching Visual Arts, Hybrid

Full and Part Time Students

Tuition per 3-credit course

$2,395

Residency Fee *
(MAAE students only)

$895

* Students staying in a New Hampshire Institute of Art residence hall during their MAAE or MAT residency will be charged $1,350 for the 30-day period. Students needing to rent bedding will be charged an additional $50. A $250 Housing Damage Deposit (only for students staying in New Hampshire Institute of Art residence halls during the residency periods) is assessed prior to each residency and will be refunded to the student, less any damage to New Hampshire Institute of Art property.

Additional Fees:
Late registration Fee: $100 per semester
Late payment Fee $100 per month
Returned Check Fee: $50
Declined Credit card Fee: $50

In addition to the above costs, the New Hampshire Institute of Art recommends that each student allow for additional expenditures for supplies and books.

Students concerned with paying New Hampshire Institute of Art tuition and fees costs are strongly encouraged to complete the FAFSA before May 1, 2017 at fafsa.ed.gov. New Hampshire Institute of Art’s school code is 031823. Federal loans are available to qualifying New Hampshire Institute of Art students.

*Tuition and fees are subject to change

Refund Policy for MAAE and MAT Students

Refunds for paid tuition for dropped or withdrawn classes are as follows:

  • If dropped/withdrawn by the end of the first academic week: 100%
  • If dropped/withdrawn by the end of the second academic week:  80%
  • If dropped/withdrawn by the end of the third academic week:  50%
  • If dropped/withdrawn by the end of the fourth academic week:  25%
  • After the fourth academic week of the classes: 0%




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