Mount Ida College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Mount Ida College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,345 students enrolled. This college was established in 1899 and is one of the 4 colleges located in Newton, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
23
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Mount Ida College.

Mount Ida College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 23 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Management, Business, Dental, and Veterinary. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
59%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Mount Ida College student retention rate is low at 59% (way below Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Mount Ida College is low: 41%.

Student to faculty ratio at Mount Ida College is pretty good -- 13:1. Read more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,400
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, around $31,100 a year. The additional fees at Mount Ida College beyond tuition are about $1,300, which makes it a total of $32,400 per academic year.

Read the details about Mount Ida College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
63%
Doable
According to government data, 2,319 applications were submitted and 1,467 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Mount Ida College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Mount Ida College provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mount Ida College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Mount Ida College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 900 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime numbers, Mount Ida College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mount Ida College Location and Maps



Post Address: Mount Ida College, 777 Dedham Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02459, USA
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