Local Atmosphere

Location
Newton, MA
Undergrads
1,415
Tuition
$28,162
Admission Difficulty
Average
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3 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: Just a few miles from Boston.

4 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: The local places around are awesome and there is always plenty to do.

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3 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: There's a few students that interact with students from Boston College, students most likely want to play basketball at the facility, and they join fun activities on campus.

5 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: Mount Ida is a small campus nestled in the picturesque town of Newton, which is minutes from Boston.

4 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: Newton is a very rich town and is about 25-30 minutes from Boston. Boston has a lot to offer especially with colleges. They have Boston University, Boston College, and Northeastern University.

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Student Polls

Rate the local atmosphere on the following topics    Based on 8 responses

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  • Cost of living
  • Dining
  • Friendliness of locals toward students
  • Museums/cultural attractions
  • Nightlife
  • Parking
  • Parks and recreation
  • Professional sports
  • Safety
  • Scenery
  • Shopping
  • Transportation

What is the local atmosphere like at your school?    Based on 9 responses

  • 11% Painfully remote.
  • 33% In or near a big city, but there's not much to do off campus.
  • 33% Small town with plenty of charm.
  • 0% Vibrant college town. There's no big city, but there are plenty of things to do off campus.
  • 22% City living at its finest. There's always something fun and interesting going on.

What is the proximity to other universities? Is there much interaction?    Based on 8 responses

  • 0% There aren't any nearby schools.
  • 62% There are nearby schools, but students do NOT interact much.
  • 38% There are nearby schools that students often interact with.

Can you see yourself living here after graduation?    Based on 8 responses

  • 12% No way.
  • 50% Maybe, if I could find a good job.
  • 38% Totally.

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