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Iona College


Iona Says...

Prospective students benefit from the services of a personal admissions counselor and a personal financial aid counselor. Admission decisions at Iona are based on a wide range of criteria. Most important is an applicant's academic record including the level of curriculum and grades earned. Also considered are SAT I or ACT scores, grade trends, a w... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

715 North Avenue

New Rochelle, NY 10801

United States

Phone: 914-633-2502

Fax: 914-633-2182


Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 67
% Submitting Score:83%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:450 - 550
     Math Middle 50%:460 - 560
% Submitting Score:17%
     ACT Middle 50%:20 - 25
Average High School GPA:3.1
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:12%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:11%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:15%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:20%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:30%
     % with GPA 2.0 - 2.49:10%
     % with GPA 1.0 - 1.99:2%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:17%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:44%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:76%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 8,741
Total applicants who are accepted: 7,556
Total of accepted students who enroll: 722
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 81%
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Application Process
Application Fee: $50.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Online Application Fee Policy:Reduced
Early Action Application Deadline: 12/01
Early Action Notification Date: 12/21
Early Action Plan Restrictive: No
Regular Application Deadline: 02/15
Priority Application Date: 02/15
Notification Begins: 12/15
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admissons Deposit Deadline: 05/01
Housing Deposit Deadline: 5/1
Housing Deposit Amount: $250.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: No
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 12 months
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Important
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Important
Application Essay:Important
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Extracurricular Activities:Considered
Talent / Ability:Considered
Character / Personal Qualities:Important
First Generation:Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Not Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Important
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:16
     Lab Science:2
     Foreign Language:2
     Social Studies:2
     Academic Electives:1
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:20
     Social Studies:2
     Academic Electives:3
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Key Statistics


  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
  • SAT:
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    450 - 550
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    460 - 560
  • ACT:
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    20 - 25
  • Average HS GPA:
  • Early Action Application Deadline:
  • Regular Application Deadline:
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