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Ithaca College Acceptance Rate, Requirements & Admissions Information

Ithaca, NY

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 3 4
History    
Academic Electives 1  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted February 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
953 Danby Road
City, State, Zip
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone
(800) 429-4274
Fax
(607) 274-1900
E-mail
admission@ithaca.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$60
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 15
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
December 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
February 1

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Audition for some programs recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
71% of 14,626 applicants were admitted
Women
73% of 8,384 applicants were admitted
Men
72% of 5,808 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,755 (17%) of 10,326 admitted students enrolled
Women
979 (16%) of 6,139 admitted students enrolled
Men
776 (19%) of 4,187 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
94% of 144 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
92% of 5,359 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
278
Students Accepting Wait List Position
108
Students Admitted From Wait List
43

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
620 average
570-670 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
15%
Score of 600 - 700
48%
Score of 500 - 600
33%
Score of 400 - 500
4%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
632 average
590-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
16%
Score of 600 - 700
56%
Score of 500 - 600
25%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
28 average
26-30 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
35%
Score of 24 - 29
53%
Score of 18 - 23
11%
Score of 12 - 17
1%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 23%
Top quarter: 57%
Top half: 88%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
0%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

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