Mount Ida College (Closed 2018)

777 Dedham Street
Newton Center, MA 02459
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 to Mount Ida College is Newbury College (3.2 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

Student Body

  • The student population of Mount Ida College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Mount Ida College 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
Student:Teacher Ratio16:126:1
# Undergraduate Students1,198 students1,105 students
# Graduate Students6 students52 students
% Asian
2%
5%
% Hispanic
9%
12%
% Black
10%
12%
% White
67%
61%
% Two or more races
2%
1%
% Non Resident races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
7%
7%
Diversity Score0.530.59
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,000$35,600

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
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2016)98%86%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$27,000$15,250
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$9,500$5,300
Acceptance Rate68%68%
SAT Reading425435
SAT Math (Year 2013)435440
SAT Writing (Year 2013)425435
ACT Composite (Year 2013)1919
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Mount Ida College is Newbury College (3.2 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Newbury College
    Private, non-profit
    874 students | 3.20 Mi129 Fisher Ave
    Brookline MA  02445
    (617)730-7000
    3.20874
  • 5,369 students | 4.00 Mi50 Oakland St
    Wellesley Hills MA  02481
    (781)239-3000
    4.005,369
  • Lasell College
    Private, non-profit
    2,070 students | 4.10 Mi1844 Commonwealth Avenue
    Auburndale MA  02466
    (617)243-2000
    4.102,070
  • 2,393 students | 5.20 Mi1234 Columbus Ave
    Roxbury Crossing MA  02120
    (617)427-0060
    5.202,393
  • Laboure College
    Private, non-profit
    757 students | 6.30 Mi303 Adams Street
    Milton MA  02186
    (617)296-8300
    6.30757
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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.