777 Dedham StreetNewton, MA 02459 617-928-4553
http://www.mountida.edu admissions@mountida.edu
About Mount Ida College
  • Year of Foundation 1899
  • Size of Campus 72 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,287
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 67%, 33%, 40%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 45
  • Enrollment No. 1,445
Mount Ida College is an independent undergraduate and graduate college in Newton, Massachusetts with a legacy of innovative approaches to meet the changing needs of students and the world. At Mount Ida College, we provide a diverse community of learners a challenging education that blends the liberal arts with professional preparation. Our faculty and staff dedicate their energy, imagination, and resources to empower our students to achieve academically and contribute responsibly in a changing world.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other on-campus organizations 32%
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Achievement Coalition, International Student Club, Student Association for Latin and Spanish Americans
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, Semi-Formal, Spring Weekend, Comedians, Open Mic/Talent Performances, Wadsworth Lecture Series
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Pi Sigma Eta, Phi Theta Kappa, Phi Beta Delta
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston, MA (8), Providence, Rhode Island (50)
  • Distance to nearest train Boston, MA (8)
  • Distance to nearest bus Boston, MA (8)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 3%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 5
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 32%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (91%), women's dorms (8%), special housing for disabled students (1%)
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 64%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 65%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 1%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Museums WIDA-Radion Station, MITV-Television Station, The Gallery
  • Number Of Subscriptions 315
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number of e-books 26,400
  • Computer Courses No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library Facilities National Center for Death Education
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 4
  • Number Of Microforms 3,735
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 800
  • Number Of Books in Library 80,656
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 60
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,265
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, other
Student Employment and Career
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs State Street Corporation, Mellon Financial Corporation, Investors Bank & Trust, the TJX Companies, Service Corps International, VCA Veterinary Hospitals, Charles River Laboratories, ADD Inc.
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 50%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 80%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,000
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 75%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 2 years 84%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village