Fast Facts

Panoramic aerial view of campus



Figures for 2018–2019

Students: 655
Boarding Students: 83 percent
Day Students: 17 percent

Boys: 52 percent
Girls: 48 percent
Countries: 58
States: 31
International: 23 percent
Acceptance Rate: 32 percent


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 2018–2019

Teaching Faculty: 102
Student to Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1
Size of Student Advising Group: 6
Average Teaching Experience: 20 years
Advanced Degrees: 70 percent
Average Class Size: 11 students
Academic Courses: 208
AP or Higher Courses: 28 courses, 48 sections

Tuition and Financial Aid

Figures for 2018–2019

Boarding Student Tuition: $63,500
Day Student Tuition: $42,900
Financial Aid: $9.9 million
Average Grant: $55,797 Boarding, $31,308 Day
Percent of Students Receiving Aid: 30 percent


Figures for 2017–2018

Annual Expenditures: $49.1 million
Expenditures per Student: $74,962
Endowment and NMH Fund Support: $9.4 million (19 percent of revenues)
Total Endowment: $136 million (as of June 30, 2017)


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

A bird's eye view

Rob Werner ’79

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

Gretel Schatz

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

Becca Malloy

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

Mary Hefner

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

Faculty Profiles

“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."


Dance has taken this creative learner on an artistic journey. 

Xiaoxian (Lily)

 “My teachers told me to use my own voice, and they pushed me to think about what I really believed in.”


"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!’”


“The learning you can do in a study-abroad program can outweigh anything else you can do even at a school like this.” 


“NMH encouraged me to explore new things, try everything, and see what’s best for me.”


“You’ll always find a place here as long as you just be yourself.”


“There is a community here that cares about you.”