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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 Sitewww.mountida.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,320
   Women888 (67.3%)
   Men432 (32.7%)
Graduate Students37

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate63% of 2,319 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA2.60
SAT Math433 average
380-490 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading434 average
SAT Writing428 average
370-480 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite18 average
15-19 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$49,892
Tuition and Fees
$33,820
Room and Board
$13,000
Average Percent of Need Met66%
Average Freshman Award$25,304
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$44,963

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
64
Regular Class SizeNot reported

CAMPUS LIFE

Newton Population87,971
Nearest Metropolitan AreaBoston
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 86% of freshmen, 63% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotMustang
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.Not reported
International StudentsNot reported
First-Year Students Returning59.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Average 3.27 3.35 600 530  
Low 2.80 2.80 530 440  
High 3.70 3.90 670 620  
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