Tuition & Fees

$33,820

$33,820

not including room and board

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Private (nonprofit)

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Veterinary Technology
  3. Interior Design
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Codes

SAT 3530
ACT 1868

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Fun Facts

  • Shaw Hall at Mount Ida College was named for Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, Jr., the famous Civil War commander who led the all-black 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. He is also the subject of the hit film Glory.

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School Facts

Mount Ida, founded in 1899, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 72-acre campus is located in Newton, eight miles west of Boston.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Established in 1899
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABFSE (American Board of Funeral Service Education, Inc.)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Newton, MA

72-acre, suburban campus in Newton (population: 84,600), eight miles from Boston. Major airport, bus, and train serve Boston. School operates transportation to public transit line. Public transportation serves campus.

Mount Ida College
777 Dedham Street
Newton, MA 02459

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
63%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Maureen Moriarty
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing
P: 617 928-4553
F: 617 928-4507
admissions@mountida.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
equestrian sports
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Northeast Atlantic Conference (Division III), North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association (Division III), North Atlantic Conference Affiliate (Division III)
Mascot
Mustangs
School colors
forest green and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Applied Forensic Sciences
Bereavement Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Child Development
Criminal Justice
Dental Hygiene
English
Equine Management
Fashion Design
Fashion Merchandising/Marketing
Funeral Home Management
Funeral Service
Game Art/Animation
General Studies
Graphic Design
Hotel/Tourism Management
Human Services
Individualized Studies
Interior Design
Liberal Studies
Management
Psychology
Sports Management
Undeclared
Veterinary Technician
Veterinary Technology
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Undergraduate

Not reported

Graduate

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undergraduateFull-time

Not reported

undergraduatePart-time

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Transfer Admissions

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Transfer applicants accepted

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Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

70%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Taiwan
Turkey
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Maureen Moriarity
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing
617 928-4553
admissions@mountida.edu

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