New Hampshire Institute of Art – Manchester, NH

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As you drive through the largest city in New Hampshire (Population 110k), you turn down Elm Street, which is bustling with restaurants, business’s and patrons, make a right down one of the side streets and there is New Hampshire Institute of Art. The city has plenty of corporations housed here as well as 5 colleges.

– All freshman and sophomores are required to live on campus, with approx 160 residents
– Offer a variety of BFA degrees, including the fine arts, print making, photography and ceramics, graphic design and user experience design and creative writing and art education
– Every student receives a MAC PowerBook
– Requires all students do an internship
– Requires 3 semesters of Business and marketing for all of their students
– Going to merge with New England College, 30 miles away, 12/1 boards will meet to confirm merger
– Portfolios are required for all applicants but can be personalized for each student
– Offer a pre College program for rising juniors and seniors
– Private
– Undergraduate enrollment – 351
– Admit rate – 58%
– Financial Aid forms required – FAFSA
– Retention rate – 67%
– Mid 50% SAT/ACT range – Not reported
– Student to faculty ratio – 8:1

Visit the New Hampshire Institute of Art website.

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