Mount Ida College

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Mount Ida College can be found in Newton, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around a thousand students enrolled each year at Mount Ida College.

Many of the students getting into this school got an SAT score within the range of 1180 to 1470, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 15 to 20. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Mount Ida College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.80 - 3.04. Approximately 60 percent of all applicant were admitted at Mount Ida College, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 21 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Mount Ida College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Mount Ida College was reported as 60.6% in Fall 2013 with over 2,370 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1180 - 1470
  • ACT Scores: 15 - 20
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into Mount Ida College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Mount Ida College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Mount Ida College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 69.8%
  • 2010-2011: 71.7%
  • 2011-2012: 75.4%
  • 2012-2013: 60.9%
  • 2013-2014: 60.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 65.2%

How Does Mount Ida College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Mount Ida College is nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Pine Manor College64.1%
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering16.9%
Newbury College-Brookline59.5%
Babson College28.2%
Lasell College76.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Mount Ida College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading400 - 490
Math390 - 490
Writing390 - 490
Total Score1180 - 1470
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score15 - 20
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