UMass Amherst Mount Ida Campus

Mount Ida Campus

Home Away From Home

On the Mount Ida Campus, you can experience the energy and vitality of greater Boston for a semester or summer while engaging during your academic career at UMass Amherst. Located in beautiful Newton, Massachusetts, a residential suburb of Boston, the Mount Ida Campus offers quick access to all the resources of the city, from internships and co-ops with global companies to vibrant cultural experiences.

Residential students on the Mount Ida Campus live in modern dorms on beautiful, tree-lined grounds with free transportation to the MBTA’s Green Line for quick access to the city. Non-residential students can also take advantage of the relaxing suburban setting, as well as award-winning dining services, convenient location with free parking, and our free fitness center.

UMass Students at the Mount Ida Campus

Discover how two building construction technology (BCT) students overcame the challenges of the COVID era and found internships improving the sustainability of our Mount Ida Campus.

UMass Students at their Mount Ida Internships

Whether you’re interested in health care, business, computer science, STEM specialties, education, or another field, the Mount Ida Campus is ideally located to give you access to life-changing internships, co-ops, and practicums. Make industry connections, get real-world experience, and start your career path before you even graduate while taking classes in person, online, or through a blend of both.