Fast Facts

Panoramic aerial view of campus



Figures for 2019–2020

  • Students: 655
  • Boarding Students: 82%
  • Day Students: 18%
  • 9th Graders 104
  • 10th Graders 151
  • 11th Graders 193
  • 12th Graders and Postgraduates 207
  • Countries: 53
  • States: 31
  • International: 25%

College Matriculation

NMH graduates attend a wide range of colleges and universities — some 125 different institutions each year.

Here is a representative list of schools where two or more graduates have enrolled in the past three years.


Figures for 2019–2020

  • Teaching Faculty: 90 full-time
  • Student-to-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1
  • Size of Student Advising Group: 6
  • Average Teaching Experience: 20 years
  • Average Class Size: 12 students
  • Academic Courses: 210
  • Advanced Placement and honors courses in every department: 27 courses, 48 sections

Tuition and Scholarship

Figures for 2019–2020

  • Boarding Student Tuition: $65,500
  • Day Student Tuition: $44,000
  • Financial Aid: $9.4 million
  • Average Grant: $57,626 boarding, $32,353 day
  • Students Receiving Aid: 30%


  • Acres on the Connecticut River: 1,353
  • Core Campus Acres: 215
  • Farm Acres: 34
  • Major Buildings: 37

A bird's eye view

Ryan Chilcote ’91

From coal miners in Ukraine to President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, this journalist will ask anyone anything.

Paul Haagen ’68

He helps young athletes from college to the pros, but he’s not a coach. He’s a lawyer.

Rob Werner ’79

This environmental lobbyist wants to talk to you about climate change.

Nhu Hoang

My philosophy is: Fail early, so you can eventually succeed.

Tabatha Collins

Struggling in a class doesn't mean that you are not good at it.

Camryn Crocker

I ask myself, “What would I want if I were a student here?”

Gretel Schatz, Director of the Dance program, instructs a dance student.

I want dance students to engage their own memory and intellect.

Hugh Silbaugh

"I’m a teacher and a dean. Teaching always comes first."

Becca Malloy

Science isn't just talk, but it certainly helps.

Mary Hefner

I love teaching AP Bio. The kids are highly motivated.


“The best thing about NMH is the connections you make.” 


“NMH challenges students to innovate and persevere while keeping in mind the effects of our actions on the community."


“This community gives me the resources to grow as a student and discover passions I never knew I had.” 


“I am confident in myself and my abilities to succeed, thanks to NMH.”


"I love the freedom I have to explore what I am passionate about."


"NMH gives us space to experiment and gradually to grow into ourselves."


"I noticed how welcoming everyone was when I first came to campus.”


“The first step to excelling at NMH is embracing your own individuality.” 


“I appreciate the bond faculty and students have at NMH.”


"The community at NMH is unlike any I’ve ever known, and for that I am grateful.”


"NMH allows me to be myself in the classroom and ensures I am an articulate, curious, and courageous student.”


“I was initially surprised by how relaxed, yet academic, the environment is."


"The curriculum here is hard, but it’s the right amount of hard."


“The academics are extremely rigorous, but because of the way teachers present things, it’s like, ‘I have school today!’”