New England School of Photography can be found in Boston, MA (a large city). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at New England School of Photography.
The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. The most common majors at New England School of Photography are in photography and commercial art.
The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.
In 2007-2008, 142 students were enrolled in New England School of Photography.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"The New England School of Photography exists to meet the increasing demand for more qualified photographic professionals working in all areas of the photographic and imaging industries. It is the specific goal of the school to produce highly skilled, creative and professional craftsmen in the art of visual communication. The school's approach to visual education is, and always has been, one of practical application. New England School of Photography students learn by working with standard industry equipment at actual photographic applications and problem solving. Our coursework is designed to increase a student's skills in all phases of photographic endeavor by continually challenging his intellect and taxing his creative ability. At New England School of Photography, individuals are immersed in an environment filled with photography everywhere they look. The 2-year Professional Photography Program exists in an environment in which all levels of photographic and visual skill are represented from the established artist showing in the gallery, to the seasoned professional guest lecturer, to the neophyte struggling with his first camera. Within this environment the goal of our curriculum is to create photographers who are both visual artists and marketable professionals by instilling a keener sense of awareness and to provide them the means for effective visual communications."
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