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Why Choose Mount Ida

Many colleges look the same, but not all colleges are the same – and Mount Ida College is distinct and special for a number of reasons.

Have general questions? Feel free to e-mail the Office of Admissions at admissions@mountida.edu or call (617) 928-4553.

The unique combination of important attributes that make Mount Ida special are the same things that have elevated the College into U.S. News and World Report’s ranking of Top 30 Regional Colleges.

Supported by generous scholarships, we have been preparing young men and women for successful careers and lives for over a century – as well-respected and accomplished professionals, and as well-rounded people.

We encourage you to get to know us by requesting more information or setting up a campus visit. Once you are on our Newton, Massachusetts campus, we suggest you take a tour, speak with current students and meet professors in your major. Our admissions and financial aid teams are ready to help you make a Mount Ida education within reach.

Experiential Learning

Strong internships, and accomplished industry-expert faculty as the cornerstones of a career-focused education.

Career Placement

Career placement rate for graduates in their field of study that is close to double the national average of other colleges.

Small Class Sizes

One-one-one attention from faculty (13:1 student-to-faculty ratio), and support from personal Success Coaches who work with all freshmen.

Campus Life

Close-knit community, winning sports teams, and a vibrant student life on a fun and picturesque 72-acre campus in the beautiful and safe suburb of Newton, Mass.

Life at Mount Ida

A desire to succeed defines us. An undeniable spirit unites us. Mount Ida is a diverse yet tight-knit community where passion is the norm and determination is contagious. Discover why our students are proud to call this campus home.

View of the outside of the School of Applied Sciences Barry Brown and Mighty the Mustang posing together Chairs near the bridge View of the Academic Technology Center View of the clock on top of the Academic Technology Center Different colored Mount Ida Banners Four students on the dock Closeup photo of a beagle View of the Mount Ida football field Football players walking onto the field Grid game played at orientation Students smiling at orientation Students creating an M on the football field Mount Ida Banner View of the steps out of the exit in the Campus Center