INSTITUTE CLOSED:  Due to the snowstorm, please note that the New Hampshire Institute of Art, including our Sharon Arts Center campus and gallery, will remain closed January 28th. All classes will be cancelled, and administrative offices closed, until we will reopen at 8am on Thursday, January 29th.

Quick Facts

Established: 1898
President: Roger Williams
Location: Manchester, NH
Accreditation: National Association of Schools of Art and Design
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Degrees Awarded: Bachelor of Fine Arts, Masters of Art in Art Education, Masters of Fine Art
Programs Offered: Bachelor of Fine Arts, Certificate, Continuing Education, Masters of Art in Art Education, Masters of Fine Art
BFA Concentrations: Ceramics, Creative Writing, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interdisciplinary Arts, Fine Arts, Photography, Art Education
BFA Minor: Minors in all concentrations
Academic Calendar: Semester
BFA Tuition: $21,500
Total Enrollment:

 BFA: 470
Continuing Education: 1,500

Percent Enrolled FT:  BFA: 87%    
Continuing Education: N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio: BFA: 11/1              
Continuing Education: 10/1
Faculty Size: BFA: 100
Continuing Education: 40
Faculty Stats: All faculty have high levels of achievement and expertise and all studio faculty are working artists in their field.
Students Are From: CA, CT, FL, GA, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, TN, TX, VA
Graduation Rate:  70%
Sophomore Retention Rate:  81%
First Time Freshman GPA Avg.:  3.01
Library Stats Books: 15,803
DVD and VHS: 1000+
Periodical titles subscribed to: 93
Other: 143
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