Mount Ida College

Mount Ida College

Mount Ida is a small, private co-educational college. Located in the safe and picturesque suburb of Newton, Mass., the College’s 72-acre campus is just minutes from the world-class city of Boston.  With generous scholarships, small classes, one-on-one attention, a vibrant student life, and a placement rate for graduates that is almost double the national average of other colleges, it’s no surprise Mount Ida is nationally recognized. These are all reasons so many students think of Mount Ida College as more than just a college, but also home.

What Makes Mount Ida College Special

For over a century, Mount Ida College has been preparing young men and women for successful careers and lives – as well-respected and accomplished professionals, and as well-rounded people.  There are many wonderful things to enjoy as a student here on campus – a vibrant student life, winning sports teams, a close-knit and engaged community, a traditional New England residential campus in the safe and picturesque Boston suburb of Newton, Massachusetts, as well as our modern student center and newly-renovated residence halls.
Of course, at the heart of the Mount Ida experience is our educational model, one that is grounded in experiential learning.  With strong internships and many faculty members who are currently working in their fields of expertise, we bring real-world knowledge into the classroom.  An innovative curriculum, industry-experienced faculty, unique internship opportunities – these are all reasons that Mount Ida’s career placement rate for graduates is so high – almost double the national average of other colleges. What else sets Mount Ida apart?
One-on-one attention from faculty - 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio.
Generous scholarships with millions available in aid for our students, including guaranteed merit scholarships for all admitted students.
Personal success coaches who work with every student during their freshman year.

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