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Ithaca College
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  • 4 Year
  • ITHACA, NY

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Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

953 DANBY ROAD
ITHACA, NY 14850
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Liberty League
From Ithaca College

Theory, practice, and performance distinguish the Ithaca College experience—today and every day since our founding more than 125 years ago.

A nationally ranked residential college enrolling approximately 5,000 students, Ithaca College comprises five schools that together offer more than 90 professional and liberal arts programs. IC students gain knowledge and confidence through a continuous cycle of learning and applying their knowledge—with access to state-of-the-art labs, studios, performance spaces, equipment, and research opportunities.

IC provides opportunities for personalized attention in every academic program and in more than 200 clubs and organizations—as well as a wide variety of campus and community activities. You'll thrive in our welcoming community!

The IC experience continues after graduation as alumni join an active network of professionals—mentors and experts around the world who are committed to helping IC graduates succeed.

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Ithaca College Rankings

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

Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
73%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
23-28
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$34,942 / 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
$27,735 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 107 responses
51%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 127 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 128 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    15%
  • On Campus
    85%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,739 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
113
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
21%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 91 responses
  • Friendly
    53%
  • Unique
    19%
  • You need to be the one to approach them
    9%
  • liberal
    7%
  • Funny and unique
    5%
  • Inquisitive
    4%
  • Friendly yet unintelligent
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Poll
72%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 133 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 181 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 89 responses
  • It's a great day to be a Bomber
    39%
  • Ithaca is "Gorges"
    35%
  • A waste of time, money, and a college experience.
    7%
  • Ithaca Cares
    6%
  • Meh
    6%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • chill
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$52,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
74%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 69 responses

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