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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B
Iona is a private, Catholic college located in New Rochelle, New York in the New York City Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,949 undergraduate students. The Iona acceptance rate is 92%. Popular majors include Communications, Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration, and Psychology. Graduating 64% of students, Iona alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $45,300.
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Address
715 North Ave
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Website
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Iona College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
92%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
980-1180
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$27,000/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$23,110/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.49 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.50 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.50 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,949Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
229
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
11%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 32 responses
Report
  • There are minorities but it's mainly white
    31%
  • Average suburban kid
    22%
  • Diverse with many commuters
    22%
  • Caucasian and female
    19%
  • Diverse
    3%
  • Very diverse, but many hispanic commuters
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
67%
Poll
49%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.59 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.77 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 28 responses
Report
  • Just the right size
    57%
  • Community
    21%
  • Very small
    21%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$56,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.31 responses
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I love Iona! There are so many opportunities to take advantage of and all of the staff I've come in contact with is super friendly and understanding. There are opportunities to work on campus, clubs to participate in, nation and international mission trips each aimed at helping communities in different ways, a career building center, tutoring center, and more!
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Through the few months I have attended Iona, I have been able to get a feel for what the next four years will be like. One thing that will catch one's eyes immediately is the campus. The campus is very well kept and has a mix of modern and neutral style architecture. The professors are serious about their work and are willing to help any student at any time. The only department I see a downside in would be the math department. From my experience and what I have heard, professors seem to be rude, intimidating, and not willing to help. Having difficulty is always normal and always available are tutors for any help with class work or extra help. Students at Iona are friendly, willing to talk and become friends. The only downside I have noticed with Iona so far is the diversity.
What I like about Iona is the resources that they have. The school always makes sure the textbooks for every subject are up to date and have current information. Also, how some teachers and staff members want to see you succeed. They offer extra help and they give lectures and advice on how to deal with the stress for the college atmosphere. How to deal with the stress, balance your time, and give tips on how to study your notes and write your notes for class.