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International student admission

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.


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.

Visit us anytime for help and information from the time you apply until you graduate.

  • Immigration check in and travel signatures
  • Orientation
  • OPT and CTP for internships and employment
  • Study abroad
  • Cultural and social activities, weekend trips

Center for Global Connections

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. Gain work experience in the U.S. with one of many internship opportunities and make connections that will carry through to your professional life.


All accepted international students receive a merit scholarship that ranges between $4,000 and $12,000. All you need to do is apply and send in your application requirements to be eligible for this scholarship award. You can renew this award every year as long as you maintain a 2.0 GPA. This scholarship is based solely on your academic success in your previous educational institution. We do NOT give out athletic scholarships or any other financial aid to non-citizens.

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