Photo Tour of Ithaca College

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Entrance to Ithaca College

The Entrance to Ithaca College
The Entrance to Ithaca College. Allen Grove

Ithaca College is a moderately selective school whose campus has easy access to the gorges, wineries, and lakes of Central New York. 

Located on Route 96b just up the hill from downtown Ithaca and across a valley from Cornell UniversityIthaca College is in the heart of one of Upstate New York's cultural centers.

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View of Cayuga Lake from the Ithaca College Campus

Lake view from Ithaca College
Lake view from Ithaca College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Student life at Ithaca College is enriched by the school's enviable location on the hillside overlooking the south end of Lake Cayuga. Here you can see practice fields in the foreground and the lake in the distance. Downtown Ithaca is just a short way down the hill, and Ithaca College also has a great view of Cornell University. Beautiful gorges, movie theaters and excellent restaurants are all nearby.

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Ithaca College Center for Health Sciences

Ithaca College Center for the Health Sciences
Ithaca College Center for the Health Sciences. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

This relatively new building (built in 1999) is home to the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, as well as the Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies. The clinic for occupational and physical therapy can also be found in the center.

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Muller Chapel at Ithaca College

Muller Chapel at Ithaca College
Muller Chapel at Ithaca College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Muller Chapel occupies the most picturesque spot on the Ithaca College campus. The chapel sits on the bank of the campus pond, and attractive green spaces, benches and walking trails surround the building.

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Ithaca College Egbert Hall

Ithaca College Egbert Hall
Ithaca College Egbert Hall. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

This multi-purpose building is part of the Ithaca College Campus Center. It houses a dining hall, a cafe, and the administrative center for the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life. The Center for Student Leadership and Involvement (CSLI), the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA), and the Office of New Student Programs (NSP) can all be found in Egbert.

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East Tower Residence Hall at Ithaca College

East Tower at Ithaca College
East Tower at Ithaca College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

The two 14-story towers at Ithaca College -- East Tower and West Tower -- are the most easily recognizable feature of the campus. They are visible rising above the trees from nearly anywhere in the city of Ithaca or the Cornell campus.

The towers are coed by floor and each building features single and double rooms, study lounges, a television lounge, laundry and other amenities. The towers also have close proximity to the library and other academic buildings.

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Lyon Hall Residence Hall at Ithaca College

Lyon Hall at Ithaca College
Lyon Hall at Ithaca College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Lyon Hall is one of the 11 residence halls that make up the Quads at Ithaca College. The Quads feature single and double rooms as well as a few other types of apartments. Each building has a television and study lounge, laundry facilities, vending and a kitchen.

Most of the buildings in the Quads are conveniently located near the Academic Quad.

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Garden Apartments at Ithaca College

Garden Apartments at Ithaca College
Garden Apartments at Ithaca College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Five buildings on the east side of the Ithaca College campus make up the Garden Apartments. These residence halls are slightly more removed from the center of campus than the Quads or Towers but are still an easy walk to class.

The Garden Apartments feature 2, 4 and 6 person living spaces. They are ideal for students who want a more independent living arrangement -- each apartment has its own kitchen, and students in the apartments do not need to have a meal plan. The apartments also feature balconies or patios, some of which have amazing views of the valley.

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Terrace Residence Halls at Ithaca College

Terrace Residence Halls at Ithaca College
Terrace Residence Halls at Ithaca College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

The Terraces are made up of 12 residence halls at Ithaca College. They are located on the south edge of campus near some of the academic buildings.

The Terraces feature single, double and triple rooms as well as a few suites for 5 or 6 students. Each building has a television lounge, study lounge, kitchen and laundry facilities.

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Freeman Baseball Field at Ithaca College

Ithaca College Baseball - Freeman Field
Ithaca College Baseball - Freeman Field. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Freeman Field is the home of the Ithaca College Bombers baseball team. Ithaca competes in the Division III Empire 8 Athletic Conference. The field is named after Coach James A. Freeman who retired in 1965.

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Ithaca College Tennis Courts

Ithaca College Tennis Courts
Ithaca College Tennis Courts. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

The Ithaca College Bombers tennis teams, both men and women, play on this six-court complex on the north side of campus. Ithaca College competes in the Division III Empire Eight Athletic Conference.

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Emerson Residence Hall at Ithaca College

Ithaca College Emerson Hall
Ithaca College Emerson Hall. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Emerson Hall is a residence hall located on the northeast edge of the campus. The building features double and a few triple rooms. Rather than shared hallway bathrooms, each room in Emerson has its own bathroom with shower. The building is also air conditioned.

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Pond at Ithaca College

Pond at Ithaca College
Pond at Ithaca College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Located on the north side of campus adjacent to the Muller Chapel, the pond at Ithaca College offers a picturesque spot for students to read, relax and escape the bustle of campus.

If you want to see more photos of Ithaca College, check out the photo tour of academic buildings.

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Ithaca College Park Hall, School of Communications

Ithaca College Park Hall, School of Communications
Ithaca College Park Hall, School of Communications. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Park Hall is home to the Roy H. Park School of Communications. Students who study radio, television, photography, film and journalism will all spend a lot of time in this facility.

The building is home to ICTV, Ithaca College Television, the oldest student-run television production organization in the country, as well as WICB radio and the weekly student newspaper, the Ithacan.

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Ithaca College Library - The Gannett Center

Ithaca College Library - The Gannett Center
Ithaca College Library - The Gannett Center. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

The Gannett Center is home to Ithaca College's library as well as the Department of Art History, the Department of Anthropology and the Office of Career Services. The building features a language center and a state-of-the-art e-classroom for art education.

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Ithaca College Whalen Center for Music

Ithaca College Whalen Center for Music
Ithaca College Whalen Center for Music. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Ithaca College is well known for the quality of their music program, and the Whalen Center is at the heart of that reputation. The building features 90 practice rooms, almost 170 pianos, 3 performance centers, and numerous faculty studios.

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Ithaca College Peggy Ryan Williams Center

Ithaca College Peggy Ruan Williams Center
Ithaca College Peggy Ruan Williams Center. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

This new building first opened its doors in 2009 and is now the home of Ithaca College's senior administration, human resources, enrollment planning and admissions. The Division of Graduate and Professional Studies is also headquartered in the Peggy Ryan Williams Center.

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Ithaca College Muller Faculty Center

Ithaca College Muller Faculty Center
Ithaca College Muller Faculty Center. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

The Muller Faculty Center, as it name implies, is home to numerous faculty offices. The Office of Information Technology is also located in the building. In this picture you can see the Tower residence halls in the background.

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Ithaca College Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise

Ithaca College Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise
Ithaca College Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

The Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise is a new facility on Ithaca College's campus built with environmental stewardship in mind. The building received the highest certification awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Students interested in business will find state-of-the-art classrooms where real-time data from Wall Street and 125 other exchanges stream across the wall.

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Ithaca College Center for the Natural Sciences

Ithaca College Center for the Natural Sciences
Ithaca College Center for the Natural Sciences. Photo Credit: Allen Grove

Ithaca College's Center for the Natural Sciences is an impressive 125,000 square foot facility that houses the Biology, Chemistry and Physics Departments. Along with extensive laboratory and classroom space, the building also features a greenhouse with local and tropical plant species.

If you're interested in Ithaca College, you can learn what it takes to be admitted with the Ithaca College Admissions Profile and this Graph of GPA, SAT and ACT Data for Ithaca College. Applying to the college is easy since it is a member of the Common Application.