Freshmen student admission

For the career-focused high school seniors like you, Mount Ida College offers relevant programs which blend experiential learning with a strong foundation in the humanities, social sciences and the arts, all to prepare you for personal and professional success. With programs that lead to high demand professions, our six month job placement rate for graduates in their field of study is well above the national average, in some majors 100 percent.

For a list of all admission requirements, please click here.


At Mount Ida you’ll get the advantages of a small private, New England college––and more. Here, you’ll find a tight-knit, diverse community where you’ll make friends and build your professional network. As an athlete or fan, make the most of our winning NCAA Division III athletics programs. You can study and relax on our beautiful suburban campus, which has been newly renovated and is just minutes from Boston. Once you’re on campus, you’ll be able to feel our vibrant school spirit that provides both support and motivation to succeed. All of this comes together to create the college experience you always dreamed of, but might not have thought possible.

Small classes, personal faculty attention and real world internship opportunities will help you to achieve your goals––in college, in your chosen career and in life. At Mount Ida, you’ll become the best version of yourself.

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.