Iona College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

Iona College
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Iona College Admissions Overview:

Iona College admits 91% of those who apply each year, making it accessible to many. Students with good grades and above average standardized test scores are likely to be admitted. As part of the application process, students must submit scores from either the SAT or ACT. To apply, students can submit an application through the school's website, or via the Common Application. Additional requirements include an application fee, personal statement, high school transcripts, and letters of recommendation.

Admissions Data (2016):

Iona College Description:

Iona College's attractive 35-acre campus is located in New Rochelle, New York, about 20 miles from Manhattan. Iona is affiliated with the Catholic Church. The school has a healthy 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and it typically does well in Northeast and national rankings. The business school is particularly strong, and business fields are among the most popular with undergraduates. Student life is active, and students can participate in more than 75 clubs and organizations. In athletics, the Iona College Gaels compete in the NCAA Division I Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). The school sponsors 21 Division I teams.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 4,019 (3,329 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 48% Male / 52% Female
  • 92% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $36,584
  • Books: $1,500 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $14,400
  • Other Expenses: $1,850
  • Total Cost: $54,334

Iona College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 68%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $21,459
    • Loans: $8,439

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Finance, Marketing, Mass Communication, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 60%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 68%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Basketball, Swimming and Diving, Water Polo, Golf, Baseball, Track and Field, Soccer, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Rowing, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Water Polo, Swimming and Diving, Softball, Track and Field, Cross Country

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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