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Iona, founded in 1940, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Business Administration. Its 35-acre campus is located in New Rochelle on Long Island Sound, 16 miles from New York City.

Website: www.iona.edu/home.aspx

Private
Co-ed
2,981
Undergraduate
Students
(49.2%) 1,468 Women
(50.8%) 1,513 Men
632
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
84% of 9,965 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.00
SAT Math
539 average
490-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
547 average
500-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$61,138
Tuition and Fees
$41,580
Room and Board
$16,208
Average Percent of Need Met
13%
Average Freshman Award
$28,081
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$32,948
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
169
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 52% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

New Rochelle Population
79,446
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
45% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Gavel
Sororities
18% of women participate
Fraternities
8% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.6% Asian
12.5% Black/African-American
25.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
53.0% White
3.8% Unknown
International Students
2.6% from 37 countries
First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
59.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
70%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
28.0%
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