Iona is a private, comprehensive, four-year Catholic college located on more than 45 scenic acres in New Rochelle, New York, just 20 miles north of Midtown Manhattan. The College is composed of nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students and holds 11 college and academic program accreditations. Iona College prides itself in its sense of community, academic challenge, diversity, and commitment to mission and service. Dedicated to providing a career-focused education within a liberal arts curriculum, Iona challenges its students and prepares them for success. Iona College’s Rockland Graduate Center, located in the Blue Hill Office Plaza in Pearl River, NY, has been serving the educational needs of graduate students in Rockland, Bergen and Orange counties for over 35 years. The Rockland Graduate Center is solely dedicated to a community of learners and scholars pursuing advanced degrees in business.
715 North Ave., New Rochelle, NY 10801-1890
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Varsity Sports: Women's: basketball, cross-country, indoor track, outdoor track, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, volleyball, water polo. Men's: baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, indoor track, outdoor track, rowing, soccer, swimming & diving, water polo.
Intramural Sports: Coed: basketball, dodgeball, flag football, indoor soccer, kan jam, ping pong, volleyball, wiffleball.
Club Sports: Coed: karate, gael dancers, IC cheerleaders. Men's: rugby.
Clubs and Activities
Governing Bodies: Student Government Association (SGA), Gaels Activities Board (GAB), Council of Greek Governance (CGG)
Media Groups: ICANN (The Yearbook), ICTV (TV Station), Kaleidoscope Literary Magazine, The Ionian (Student Newspaper), WICR (Radio Station)
Multi-cultural Groups: Black Student Union (BSU), Council for Multicultural Leaders (CML), Eastern European Club, Gaelic Society, Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Hispanic Organization for Latin Awareness (HOLA), Hellenic Society, Iona International, Italian Society, Students of Caribbean Ancestry (SOCA), Middle Eastern Club
Fraternity/Sorority Life (*Denotes Inter/National Fraternity/Sorority): Delta Theta Beta Sorority, Gamma Lambda Rho Sorority, Phi Gamma Chi Sorority, Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority*, Psi Kappa Theta Sorority, Delta Upsilon Fraternity*, Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity*, Zeta Kappa Chi Fraternity
Performing Arts: Iona Players, Iona Singers, Iona College Pipe Band
Academic Clubs: Accounting Club, Advertising Club, Biology Club, Chemical Society/Chemistry Club, Computer Science Club, Criminal Justice Club, Economics Club, Education Club, Finance Club, History Society, IC Management Club, International Business, Iona Aristotelian Society (Philosophy), Iona College Mathematical Society (ICMS), Marketing Club, Mock Trial Team, Model United Nations, National Students Speech and Hearing/Language Association (NSSHLA), Pre-Health Care Professionals,
Psychology Club, Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), Social Work Club, Society of Professional Journalism (SPJ)
Interest Groups: Asian Cultural Exchange, Pre-law Club, The Association of Latin Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA)
General Interest and Advocacy Groups: Admirers of Illustrated Literature (AIL), Animal Welfare Coalition (AWC), Commuter Student Association (CSA), Colleges Against Cancer, Democracy Matters, Edmund Rice Society (ERS), Fashion Club, IC Green, Residence Hall Association (RHA), Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), Students For Peace, Students Uniting for Veterans (SUV), Tara Knights Society (TKS), other Advocacy Programs/Events
Other Student Groups and Committees: IonaThon: Dance Marathon, Maroon Maniacs, RESPECT Committee, Senior Events Committee, Transfer Student Committee
Community Service Projects: Project Family Soup Kitchen, Project Sunshine/Children’s Hospitals, Habitat for Humanity, Project Bro/Retired Christian Brothers, Success Center tutoring program, Make A Difference Week of Service, Best Buddies, Midnight Run, Red Cross Club, Boys and Girls Club of New Rochelle, Elderly Outreach at Wartburg Senior Center
Music Ministry: Music Ministry Fellowship, Gospel Choir, Jam Band, Praise Dance.
Liturgical Ministry: Altar Server, Lector/Reader, Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, Catholic Sacrament preparation programs.
Retreats: Kairos, Retreat for Busy People
Discussion Groups: Life Talk, Women of Wisdom, Committed to Change, Diversity Matters, Dinners Unplugged, 4th Day (for those who have attended a Kairos retreat)
Social Justice/Service-learning: Iona In Mission Service Immersion Trips, Heritage Programs, United Nations Day, Week of the Peacemaker and other general activities
Enrollment for Fall 2015
8% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 450 – 550
SAT math range: 440 – 550
ACT range: 20 – 25
52.5% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
43.9% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0
|Undergraduate Students||Graduate Students|
|% Black / African American||8.4%||8.4%|
|% Hispanic / Latino||21.6%||15.7%|
|% White, Non-Hispanic||57.8%||45.3%|
|% American Indian / Alaskan Native||0.1%||<1|
|% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||0.2%||<1|
|% International / Nonresident Alien||2.7%||17.8%|
|% Two or more races||1.6%||<1|
|% Unknown Race / Ethnicity||5.4%||9.8%|
Tuition Information for 2015-2016
Financial Aid Deadlines
Transfers: Also, college transcripts; transfer essay; SAT/ACT requirement waived with more than 24 college credits.
International: TOEFL scores if English is not primary language, SAT or ACT scores in place of TOEFL; external examination results or leaving certificate; official transcript evaluation from World Education Services (if transferring).