The New England Institute of Art

10 Brookline Place West
Brookline, MA 02445-7295
Tel: (617)739-1700
  • 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 8 community colleges within Norfolk County, MA.
  • The nearest community college is Roxbury Community College (1.10 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 51% over five years.
The New England Institute of Art (MA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 48 staff 90 staff
The New England Institute of Art Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 555 has declined by 55% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 555 students 2,237 students
The New England Institute of Art Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 26:1
The New England Institute of Art Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 506 students 758 students
The New England Institute of Art Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 49 students 1,479 students
The New England Institute of Art Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
The New England Institute of Art Enrollment Breakdown MA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
- 391
The New England Institute of Art Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% Asian
1%
5%
The New England Institute of Art Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
11%
12%
The New England Institute of Art Hispanic (2008-2016)
% Black
5%
11%
The New England Institute of Art Black (2007-2016)
% White
35%
61%
The New England Institute of Art White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
1%
The New England Institute of Art More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
-
2%
The New England Institute of Art Non Resident (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
46%
8%
The New England Institute of Art Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.65 0.59
The New England Institute of Art Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $38,200 $35,600
The New England Institute of Art Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $18,760 is more than the state average of $5,267. 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 $9,951. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $18,760 $5,267
The New England Institute of Art In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $18,760 $9,951
The New England Institute of Art Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97% 89%
The New England Institute of Art % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates $29,365 $15,250
The New England Institute of Art Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $8,884 $5,300
The New England Institute of Art Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 32% 70%
The New England Institute of Art Percent Admitted (2007-2013)
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?
The average community college acceptance rate in Norfolk County, MA is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Norfolk County, MA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Norfolk County, MA is Dean College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.