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Mount Ida College

  • Newton, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 66%34%
    student ratio
  • 1,461
    total students
  • $28,162 | $28,162
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 74%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 433
    sat math
  • 434
    sat reading
  • 428
    sat writing
  • 18
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Equestrian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication technologies
    • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Personal and culinary services
    • Funeral Service and Mortuary Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Child Development
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forensic Science and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Human Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Fashion/Apparel Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Interior Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Dental Hygiene
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hotel/Motel Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fashion Merchandising
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

74% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,730
    • Accepted1,297
    • Acceptance Rate74%
    • Enrolled1,461
    • Female Applicants1,138
    • Females Accepted867
    • Female Acceptance Rate76%
    • Male Applicants592
    • Males Accepted430
    • Male Acceptance Rate72%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      SAT or ACT scores
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.60
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 434 380 470
    • SAT Math 433 380 490
    • SAT Writing 428 370 480
    • ACT Composite 18 15 19
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$28,162
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,162
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,215.00
    • Room and board *$12,500.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,461
    • Male Student Percentage34%
    • Female Student Percentage66%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino8.01%
    • Black or African American14.65%
    • White or Caucasian56.61%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.41%
    • Asian2.33%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races.34%
    • Unknown13.07%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout3.8% representing 22 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students41% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 63%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, Campus Activities Team, Balfour Peer Leaders, Black Student Achievement Coalition, Alpha Chi
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other secured campus entrance

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division C No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading No Division X No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No No No
    • Football No Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis No No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading No Division X No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division X No
    • Football No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty189
    • Full-time Percentage35%
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact

Mount Ida College

777 Dedham Street
MA 02459-3310

Calvin Conyers

Assistant Dean of Admissions

Phone: 617-928-4553
Fax: 617-928-4507
Email: admissions@mountida.edu



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