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Mount Ida College
Newton, MA
Mount Ida, founded in 1899, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 85-acre campus is located in Newton Centre, eight miles west of Boston.
Web Site www.mountida.edu/
Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,320
   Women 888 (67.3%)
   Men 432 (32.7%)
Graduate Students 37
ADMISSION
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 63% of 2,319 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
 
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 2.60
SAT Math 433 average
380-490 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 434 average
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 18 average
15-19 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance $49,892
  Tuition and Fees $33,820
  Room and Board $13,000
Average Percent of Need Met 66%
Average Freshman Award $25,304
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$44,963
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ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 64
Regular Class Size Not reported
CAMPUS LIFE
Newton Population 87,971
Nearest Metropolitan Area Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 86% of freshmen, 63% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Mustang
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Fraternities  
STUDENTS
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. Not reported
International Students Not reported
First-Year Students Returning 59.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported