Directions to Mount Ida College

Mount Ida College operates one campus in Newton, Massachusetts, just eight miles from downtown Boston. Each year, we educate nearly 1,400 undergraduate, graduate and continuing education students from about 30 states and 14 countries.

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Whether you schedule a campus visit or tour or are attending a campus event, use these campus driving directions and public transportation directions.

Mount Ida campus address
777 Dedham Street
Newton, MA 02459
Telephone: (617) 928-4500

Mount Ida College driving directions

Driving west on Route 9

  • Take Newton Centre / West Roxbury Exit (Parker Street)
  • At the top of the ramp, turn left onto Parker Street
  • At the end of Parker Street, turn left onto Dedham Street
  • At the second traffic light, turn right onto Carlson Avenue
  • Look for Mount Ida College in one-quarter of a mile

Driving east on Route 9

  • Take Newton Centre / West Roxbury Exit (Parker Street)
  • At the top of the ramp, turn right onto Parker Street
  • At the end of Parker Street, turn left onto Dedham Street
  • At the second traffic light, turn right onto Carlson Avenue
  • Look for Mount Ida College in one-quarter of a mile

Driving directions from the north or south, using I-95

  • Take I-95/ Hwy 128 to Exit 19B (Highland Avenue / Needham Street)
  • Heading west, when you’re off the ramp, get into the far left lane on Highland Avenue / Needham Street
  • At the traffic light, take your first left onto Hunting Road
  • Stay on Hunting Road until you reach a traffic light
  • At that light, take a left onto Kendrick Street – follow it, bearing right
  • Kendrick Street becomes Nahanton Street
  • Turn slight right onto Dedham Street at the traffic light
  • Look for Mount Ida College in one-quarter of a mile

Driving directions from the Massachusetts Turnpike

  • Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I- 90) to Exit 14 (I-95 / Hwy 128 South)
  • Take I-95 / Hwy 128 South to Exit 19B (Highland Avenue / Needham Street)
  • Heading west, when you’re off the ramp, get into the far left lane on Highland Avenue / Needham Street
  • At the traffic light, take your first left onto Hunting Road
  • Stay on Hunting Road until you reach a traffic light
  • At that light, take a left onto Kendrick Street – follow it, bearing right
  • Kendrick Street becomes Nahanton Street
  • Turn slight right onto Dedham Street at the traffic light
  • Look for Mount Ida College in one-quarter of a mile

Directions to Mount Ida College using public transit

  • Take the Green Line, Branch D outbound to Newton
  • Exit at the Newton Centre stop
  • When Mount Ida College is in session, look for the Mount Ida Shuttle Bus next to the inbound side of the Newton Centre stop on Braeland Avenue. Please refer to the Mount Ida Shuttle Bus Schedule for details on pickup and drop-off times.
  • During holidays and college vacations, take MBTA bus #52 in front of the First Baptist Church in Newton (848 Beacon Street, Newton, MA), the bus stops at Carlson Avenue near the entrance to Mount Ida College