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Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate78%
Acceptance Rate78%

About Ithaca College

Ithaca College is a private, nonprofit school in the town of Ithaca, New York. Ithaca College was founded in 1892. The college currently enrolls around 5,239 students a year, including 4,818 undergraduate students.

Ithaca College Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Ithaca College. Around 78% of applicants get into Ithaca College each year. Out of 13,445 applications received in 2022, 10,451 students were offered admission.

Ithaca College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 78%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 95%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 95%
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 95%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 25.5%

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Ithaca College is locatedin Ithaca, New York, in the city of Syracuse.

If you want to see Ithaca College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 81 to Ithaca, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Ithaca Tompkins International Airport.

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College Info

953 Danby Road Ithaca, NY 14850

Campus Setting: Small Town

Ithaca College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Ithaca College is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Ithaca College is Mar 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Ithaca College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1210 - 1330


Math SAT Range

580 - 670


Reading SAT Range

600 - 680

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1330 and Above


1210 to 1330


1210 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Ithaca College students is 1271. Applicants with SAT scores of 1330 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Ithaca College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1210 to 1330 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1210 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Ithaca College.

Ithaca College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Ithaca College is like? There are approximately 5,239 students enrolled at Ithaca College, including 4,818 undergraduate students and 421 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 45% percent are from NY and 55% percent of students are from other states.


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Feb 1
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