Overview

Applicants
2,319
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average HS GPA
3.00

GPA Breakdown

14%
Over 3.75
9%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
24%
2.50 - 2.99
21%
2.00 - 2.49
4%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
400 - 510
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
400 - 500
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
390 - 500
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
16 - 22

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores
Recommendation(s)

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
14:1
Total Faculty
170
with Terminal Degree

93
Women
77
Men
21
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
31%
Graduate in 5 years
39%
Graduate in 6 years
40%

Majors

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences

  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Equestrian/Equine Studies

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Tourism and Travel Services Management

  • Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services

  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

  • Child Development

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist

  • History

  • American History (United States)

  • Legal Professions and Studies

  • Pre-Law Studies

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

  • Personal and Culinary Services

  • Funeral Direction/Service
  • Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General
  • Mortuary Science and Embalming/Embalmer

  • Psychology

  • Forensic Psychology
  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Human Services, General

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminalistics and Criminal Science
  • Forensic Science and Technology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Master's
Terminal Associate
Transfer Associate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

Notable Faculty

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
31%
Graduate in 5 years
39%
Graduate in 6 years
40%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,761

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$7,108

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,212

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$32,300
Required Fees
$1,520
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,000

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$1,000

On-Campus Room and Board
$13,000
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,320
Foreign Countries Represented
32

Demographics

2.38%
Asian
9.28%
African-American
10.29%
Hispanic
62.78%
Caucasian
5.32%
Unknown
7.58%
International

67% female
33% male
34% are out of state
94% are full time
6% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
61%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
80%

Campus Environment
Village

Housing Options

Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Learning Opportunities Program

Type of Program
For LD/ADD Only

Director
Jill Mehler

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Requred for LD
WAIS-III

Documentation Requred for ADHD
Yes

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
No

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
No

Proctors
No

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
No

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
22
Number of Honor Societies
6

Number of Social Sororities
Number of Religious Organizations

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

Men's Sports (Mustangs)
5 Sports

Basketball
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Volleyball
Women's Sports (Mustangs)
7 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Equestrian Sports
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Student Services


Sustainability


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
11

Average Number of PC's per Lab
15

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Admissions Office

Address
777 Dedham Street
Newton, MA 02459

Phone
617-928-4553

Email
admissions@mountida.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Mount Ida College is a 72-acre campus located in Newton, MA. We are located on the former estate of Robert Gould Shaw.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Mount Ida College is 8 miles (13 km) from Boston. Our shuttle service provides transportation to the Newton Centre subway stop.

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday through Friday
8:30am-4:30pm
617-928-4553

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 10am or 2pm
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Please refer to website

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Advance Notice
1 week

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Varies

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Free Shuttle Bus to Newton Centre; "D" line of the MBTA subway in Newton Centre; MBTA bus line.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Refer to the Mount Ida College website for directions to campus.

Local Accommodations
Contact www.bostonvisit.com or 888-99-VISIT for help making travel and hotel arrangements.