Mount Ida College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$34,200

5.88% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$27,631

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

74.9%

3,217 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,555

94.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

40.8%

144 Graduates

About

Mount Ida College is a higher education institution located in Middlesex County, MA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Mount Ida College were Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (62 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (43 degrees), and Dental Hygiene (24 degrees).

In 2017, 319 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mount Ida College. 73.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (212 degrees), 6.42 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (33 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mount Ida College is $34,200, which is $9,006 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mount Ida College is $34,200, which is $9,006 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,631.

In 2017, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$34,200

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Mount Ida College was $34,200. The cost of tuition at Mount Ida College is $9,006 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$27,631

2017 Value

6.49%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Mount Ida College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,631. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Mount Ida College grew by 6.49%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,700

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mount Ida College was of $10,700 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Mount Ida College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.06% with respect to 2016, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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N/A Default Rate

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Number of Defaults

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Admissions

Mount Ida College received 3,217 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 37.7% annual growth. Out of those 3,217 applicants, 2,409 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,555 students enrolled at Mount Ida College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Mount Ida College has an overall enrollment yield of 22.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,409

Accepted Out of 3,217

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Mount Ida College was 74.9% (2,409 admissions from 3,217 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 68.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 37.7%, while admissions grew by 50.8%.

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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage

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N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Mount Ida College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Mount Ida College has a total enrollment of 1,555 students. The full-time enrollment at Mount Ida College is 1,468 students and the part-time enrollment is 87. This means that 94.4% of students enrolled at Mount Ida College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mount Ida College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62% White, 12.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.36% Black or African American, 4.05% Two or More Races, 2.7% Asian, 0.129% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.129% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Mount Ida College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (46%), followed by White Male (15.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.12%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (50%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (20%) and Two or More Races Female (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mount Ida College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,555 students. The full-time enrollment at Mount Ida College is 1,468 and the part-time enrollment is 87. This means that 94.4% of students enrolled at Mount Ida College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Mount Ida College was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Mount Ida College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    964

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    196

  3. Black or African American

    130

The enrolled student population at Mount Ida College is 62% White, 12.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.36% Black or African American, 4.05% Two or More Races, 2.7% Asian, 0.129% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.129% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 96 students (6.17%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 151 more women than men received degrees from Mount Ida College. The majority of degree recipients at Mount Ida College are white (212 degrees awarded). There were 6.42 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (33 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Mount Ida College is Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (62 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (43 degrees) and Dental Hygiene (24 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mount Ida College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Protective Services (32 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (22 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mount Ida College are Registered nurses (1,319,193 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (181,190 people), Other managers (164,102 people), Medical & health services managers (144,592 people), and Pharmacists (130,988 people).

The most specialized majors at Mount Ida College are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Protective Services (32 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (22 degrees), Health (131 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (16 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mount Ida College are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Mount Ida College are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Protective Services (32 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (22 degrees), Health (131 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (16 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mount Ida College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,479,994 people), Elementary & secondary schools (428,561 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (320,848 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (262,145 people), and Outpatient care centers (218,859 people).

The most specialized majors at Mount Ida College are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Protective Services (32 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (22 degrees), Health (131 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (16 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Mount Ida College.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Mount Ida College was Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant with 62 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 84

  2. 235

In 2017, 84 degrees were awarded to men at Mount Ida College, which is 0.357 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (235).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 34 degrees were awarded to men at Mount Ida College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.03 times more than the 33 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 70 degrees were awarded to women at Mount Ida College in Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant, which is 70 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%

100% Completion Time

40%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 31% of students graduating from Mount Ida College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mount Ida College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 14.6% of graduates (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    212 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    33 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mount Ida College is white (212 degrees awarded). There were 6.42 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (33 degrees).

4.08% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    164 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    48 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Mount Ida College is white female (164 degrees awarded). There were 3.42 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (48 degrees).

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Operations

Mount Ida College has an endowment valued at nearly $15.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.77M (30.5%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Mount Ida College had a total salary expenditure of $47.1M. Mount Ida College employs 29 Assistant professors, 17 Associate professors, and 12 Professors. Most academics at Mount Ida College are Female Assistant professors (22), Female Associate professors(9), and Male Associate professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mount Ida College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 38 employees, Management, with 32 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$15.7M

2017 Endowment

33.4%

decline from 2016

Mount Ida College has an endowment valued at about $15.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Mount Ida College declined 33.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.5M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $173k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Mount Ida College received $173k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$17.4M

2017 Salaries

8.03%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Mount Ida College paid a median of $17.4M in salaries, which represents 36.9% of their overall expenditure ($47.1M) and a 8.03% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.3% growth from 2015 and a 6.64% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.39M

Instructional Salaries

63

Number of Employees

In 2017, Mount Ida College paid a total of $4.39M to 63 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

29 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

38 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mount Ida College were Assistant professor with 29 employees; Associate professor with 17 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mount Ida College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 38 employees; Management with 32 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mount Ida College was Female Assistant professor with 22 employees, Female Associate professor with 9 employees, and Male Associate professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Mount Ida College.

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