Mount Ida College (Closed 2018)

777 Dedham Street
Newton Center, MA 02459-0000
Tel: (617)928-4500
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 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Mount Ida College is one of 4 community colleges within Middlesex County, MA.
  • The nearest community college is Newbury College (3.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
Mount Ida College(MA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty82 staff96 staff
Mount Ida College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,320 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has grown by 43% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,320 students3,428 students
Mount Ida College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:126:1
Mount Ida College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students-1,076 students
Mount Ida College Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Part-Time Students-2,352 students
Mount Ida College Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Undergraduate Students1,198 students1,105 students
# Graduate Students6 students52 students
Mount Ida College Graduation BreakDown MA All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Mount Ida College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
Mount Ida College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Mount Ida College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Mount Ida College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Mount Ida College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Mount Ida College More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
Mount Ida College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Mount Ida College Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.530.59
Mount Ida College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,000$35,600
Mount Ida College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $30,447 is more than the state average of $26,142. The private state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$30,447$26,142
Mount Ida College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%86%
Mount Ida College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$27,000$15,250
Mount Ida College Median debt for students who have completed (2009-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,300
Mount Ida College Median debt for students who have not completed (2009-2015)
Acceptance Rate68%68%
Mount Ida College Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
SAT Reading425435
Mount Ida College SAT Reading (2007-2013)
SAT Math435440
Mount Ida College SAT Math (2007-2013)
SAT Writing425435
Mount Ida College SAT Writing (2008-2013)
ACT Composite1919
Mount Ida College ACT Composite (2009-2013)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
Middlesex County, MA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Middlesex County, MA is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.