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History: Founded in 1899 

President: Barry Brown 

Mailing Address: 777 Dedham Street, Newton, MA 02459-3323 

Character: Private, co-ed, accredited institution that awards Bachelor, Associate and Master degrees. 

Campus: Beautiful 72-acre suburban setting in the picturesque community of Newton, MA; five residence halls. Approximately 60 percent of students reside on campus.  

Enrollment: Approximately 1,400 students from 29 different U.S. states and 22 different countries

Academic Profile: Bachelor, Associate and Master degrees as well as minors and concentrations in more than 30 areas of study. 

Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 13:1 

Accreditation: Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) 

Location: Newton, Massachusetts; eight miles (13 km) from downtown Boston with convenient access to downtown Boston and the region via public transportation. 

Financing Your Education: Need-based and merit-based; scholarships, grants, loans and work-study are available to qualified students. Nearly 98 percent of Mount Ida students received a combined $18.4 million in institutional aid for the 2015-16 academic year. In addition to grant and scholarship funds provided by the college, many students were eligible for additional aid from federal, state and private scholarship programs. 

Mission Statement: Mount Ida College blends career-relevant education with broad-based learning in the arts, sciences and humanities to prepare students to succeed in a changing world.