If you are considering submitting an applicationto Iona College, the application fee costs $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
Iona College offers early decision and also offers early action Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast! Iona College will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 15.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Iona College is amoderately difficult school to get into. Iona College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, Iona College **accepted 86% of students, around 8,869 of the 10,319 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Iona College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult. Iona College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Iona College must submit the following items. Double check with Iona College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Iona College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.0.
Out of all students that were admitted, 41% submitted a class rank. At Iona College 12% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 32% were in the top 25% and 67% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Iona College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||0%|
|3.50 and 3.74||15%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15%|
|3.00 and 3.24||19%|
|2.50 and 2.9||16%|
|2.00 and 2.49||18%|
|Iona College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Iona College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 48% of Iona College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 7% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Iona College applicants, you should strive to earn between 1000 and 1190 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Iona College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1190 and 25% of scored lower than 1000, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Iona College students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Iona College students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Iona College, you should strive to earn between 21 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Iona College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Iona College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Iona College.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Iona College during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Iona College?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Iona College.
Does Iona College accept transfer credits?
Iona College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Iona College accepts:
Life Long Learning Credit
Does Iona College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Iona College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Iona College?
No, Iona College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
How hard is it to get into Iona College? Iona College is a somewhat selective institution. The Iona College acceptance rate is 86%. This means that the institution accepts 85 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Iona College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Iona College is 23. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Iona College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Iona College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.0. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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