Mount Ida College (Closed 2018)

777 Dedham Street
Newton Center, MA 02459

School Highlights

Mount Ida College serves 1,320 students
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Mount Ida College(MA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty82 staff113 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Mount Ida College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The Mount Ida College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,320 students2,565 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:122:1
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# Full-Time Students-1,076 students
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# Part-Time Students-1,489 students
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# Undergraduate Students1,198 students1,076 students
# Graduate Students6 students14 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
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% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
9%
18%
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% Black
10%
15%
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% White
67%
49%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
7%
9%
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Diversity Score0.530.69
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,000$35,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $30,447 is more than the state average of $28,383. The private state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$30,447$28,383
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%86%
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Median Debt for Graduates$27,000$11,450
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,000
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Acceptance Rate68%67%
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SAT Reading425435
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SAT Math435440
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SAT Writing425475
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ACT Composite1921
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Mount Ida College is Newbury College (3.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Newbury College
    Private not-for-profit
    636 students | 3.40 Mi129 Fisher Ave
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 730-7000
    3.40636
  • 4,368 students | 4.00 Mi50 Oakland St
    Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
    (781) 239-3000
    4.004,368
  • 2,007 students | 5.30 Mi1234 Columbus Ave
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
    (617) 427-0060
    5.302,007
  • Bay State College
    Bay State College Photo
    Private, for profit
    691 students | 7.10 Mi31 Saint James Avenue
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 217-9080
    7.10691
  • Fisher College
    Fisher College Photo - Fisher student studying in the Esplanade. The campus is steps away from The Charles River, Boston Common, and Public Garden.
    Private, non-profit
    1,628 students | 7.20 Mi118 Beacon Street
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 236-8800
    7.201,628
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The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 65%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Massachusetts community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is Bunker Hill Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.