Accreditation and Memberships

The New Hampshire Department of Education’s Higher Education Commission (NHHEC) has approved the New Hampshire Institute of Art for degree-granting authority for the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Arts in Art Education, Master of Arts in Teaching Visual Arts, and Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts, Photography, Creative Writing, and Writing for Stage and Screen.

Both the New England Association of Schools and Colleges through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC) and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) accredit the New Hampshire Institute of Art.
 

REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION

Inquiries regarding the accreditation status of NHIA, or requests for copies of accreditation reports, should be directed to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness at (603) 836-2549.

Individuals may also contact:

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100, Burlington, MA 01803-4514
Phone: (781) 425-7785  Email: cihe@neasc.org

National Association of Schools of Art and Design

11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248
Phone: (703) 437-0700  Email: info@arts-accredit.org

A fair summary of NHIA’s most recent audited financial statements is available upon request to the Chief Financial Officer at (603) 836-2512.

MEMBERSHIPS

The New Hampshire Institute of Art is an institutional member of the following organizations:

The Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design
The Currier Museum of Art
New Hampshire DOE’s Higher Education Commission
New Hampshire College and University Council
The College Art Association
New Hampshire Art Educators Association
The Arts Schools Network
New Hampshire Women in Higher Education Leadership
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
The Association of Governing Boards
National Association of College and University Business Officers





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