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About Boston

The New England Institute of Art is ideally located in the heart of greater Boston's educational, cultural and artistic activities. This campus location offers many academic, professional, and recreational advantages to the school's students.

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.

Among its many attractions, Brookline features its own working farm, the oldest country club in the nation, a town golf course, the home in which John F. Kennedy was born, a hillside park overlooking Boston with an open-air skating rink, a transportation museum and numerous neighborhood parks.

Its major retail centers, such as Coolidge Corner and Brookline Village, are busy pedestrian areas with antique stores, coffee shops, bookstores, fresh fruit and vegetable markets, delicatessens and restaurants.

The combination of city and country living attracts an eclectic mix of residents who come to Brookline for the quality of life that is enjoyed and its proximity to Boston. Students at The New England Institute of Art particularly benefit from the College's close proximity to many of Boston's radio and television stations, advertising agencies and media production companies.

Brookline, MA

What makes Brookline special?

In 2012, CNN Money named Brookline as one of the 100 best places to live in the United States.

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