Mount Ida College

777 Dedham Street, Newton, MA 02459

About Mount Ida College

Mount Ida College is classified as a baccalaureate college with a diverse set of academic offerings. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards at least 80% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors. According to data for fall enrollment, 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,476
Student Age% Under 2590%
 % 25 and Over10%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time92%
 % Part-time8%
Race/Ethnicity% White58.0%
 % Black12.0%
 % Asian4.0%
 % Latino7.0%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown18.6%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesNO
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedAssociates Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted72%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled28%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT89%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT12%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800490 / 800
 SAT Writing390 / 800490 / 800
 SAT Math390 / 800490 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite15 / 3618 / 36
 ACT English / 36
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$45
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$24,500
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$24,500
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid96%
 % Undergraduates with Loans82%
 % Undergraduates with Grants95%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$12,000
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$12,000
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,554
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,554
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,554

Neighborhood Data for the Newton Area

Median Age39.4
Median Household Income$109,724
Total Population84,583
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total46.7% 53.3%
 Age 0-949.6%50.4%
 Age 10-1748.4%51.6%
 Age 18-2445.8%54.2%
 Age 25-2947.1%52.9%
 Age 30-3946.5%53.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White82.5%
 % Black2.5%
 % Asian11.7%
 % Latino4.1%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)2.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$12,000
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$12,000
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,434
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50018.4%27.0%3.3%
 $500 to $7492.8%4.9%0.0%
 $750 to $99910.2%5.3%4.6%
 Over $100068.6%62.9%90.3%
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