International student admission


Portuguese  Japanese  Spanish  Turkish  Chinese

Welcome to Mount Ida College. We are a small, private New England college just minutes from Boston. Helping students develop a strong world view and gain cultural understanding, we pride ourselves in having a diverse and caring community of students from more than 20 countries. Like you and your family, our faculty and staff are focused on your success as a student and beyond—in both your career and in life. We provide many resources to help you thrive on campus and achieve your goals.

Our best-in-class professional programs in applied sciences, business, design and the humanities and social sciences, along with our engaged industry experienced faculty, are reasons why international students choose Mount Ida. Another is the Center for Global Connections, an excellent support resource from the time you apply until you graduate.

The Center for Global Connections is dedicated to your smooth transition into American college life, from administrative paperwork prior to your arrival to academics and the campus social scene.

Hands-on learning and career preparation

While earning your degree at Mount Ida, you will learn through real-world experiences in the classroom and through internships in the community. You can gain important professional skills to help you start and grow your chosen career. Learn more about internships available through Mount Ida.

Great location near Boston

One of America’s great cities, Boston provides you with many cultural and business opportunities. Our campus in Newton, Massachusetts, is just eight miles from downtown Boston. The city features an international airport – making travel easier. Boston also isn’t far (by plane or train) from New York City and other major U.S. cities, if you’d like to see more of America while you are here. Learn why students study here.

English as a second language resources

Mount Ida provides international students like you with the opportunity to take a variety of English language classes through an on-campus ELS Educational Services (ELS) center located on campus. Learn more about the ELS Center at Mount Ida.