The New England Institute of Art (Closed 2017)

10 Brookline Place West
Brookline, MA 02445-7295
  • The New England Institute of Art provides a balance of career and liberal arts education to prepare graduates for employment in their chosen field. Industry-experienced faculty use a student-centered approach and market-driven curricula to support students in developing the tools and skills necessary to achieve their goals.
School Highlights
  • The New England Institute of Art serves 555 students (91% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • The New England Institute of Art is one of 6 community colleges within Norfolk County, MA.
  • The nearest community college to The New England Institute of Art is Roxbury Community College (1.1 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The New England Institute of Art(MA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty48 staff96 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of The New England Institute of Art has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The The New England Institute of Art diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has declined by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment555 students3,428 students
Student:Teacher Ratio12:126:1
# Full-Time Students506 students1,076 students
# Part-Time Students49 students2,352 students
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.650.59
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,200$35,500

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $18,760 is more than the state average of $4,424. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $18,760 is more than the state average of $9,401. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$18,760$4,424
Out-State Tuition Fees$18,760$9,401
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)97%84%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$29,365$11,450
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$8,884$5,000
Acceptance Rate (Year 2013)32%62%
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The campus is located in the Town of Brookline, right on the Boston line, just a short distance from Fenway Park, the Museum of Fine Arts and other college campuses. Brookline is a unique blend of busy streets and rolling countryside, upscale shops and small pubs, gracious apartment buildings and large estates. It is also home to many academic and scientific professionals who work at nearby medical centers in Boston and in some of the more than 80 schools and colleges in the area. The New England Institute of Art, offering Associate and Bachelor degree programs, a distinguished leader in creative education for art and communication builds on its current success in the audio, broadcasting, graphics and multimedia industries. In addition, through the expansion of program offerings that include digital media production, animation, culinary and additional disciplines in the design industries. At The New England Institute of Art, we provide a hands-on, learner-centered approach that successfully combines teaching business competencies alongside the soft skills in our general education core-curriculum. Before graduating, you will experience what it is truly like to work in your chosen field through a required internship. You will thrive in a creative environment where you learn from artists and industry professionals who will challenge and motivate you to do your best. The New England Institute of Art is authorized to award Associate and Bachelor of Science degrees by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Board of Higher Education. The College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education to award Bachelor of Science Degrees in Audio and Media Technology, Digital Media Production, Graphic Design, Interactive Media Design, Interior Design and Media Arts and Animation as well as Associate of Science Degrees in Broadcasting and Audio Production.

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Did You Know?
For Massachusetts public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,424 per year for in-state students and $9,401 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $26,142 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Massachusetts community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is Bunker Hill Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.