Iona College Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

Iona College was founded in 1940 by the Congregation of Christian Brothers, a Catholic religious order, who still govern and staff the school today. It is a private, co-educational liberal arts college located in New Rochelle, NY. Since its inception, Iona has grown into a comprehensive institution of higher learning with over 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in its four academic divisions. The college is home to five schools: the School of Arts & Science, Hagan School of Business, LaPenta School of Nursing & Health Studies, Graduate Studies and the School of Professional & Continuing Studies.

Throughout its 80-year history Iona has been dedicated to providing an education that focuses on both academic excellence and social justice. The college encourages students to become engaged citizens who will use their education to make an impact on their community and beyond. In addition to providing education to students from around the world, Iona also offers a variety of service learning opportunities for students to take part in local service projects throughout Westchester County. These projects provide invaluable experience for students while also helping those in need within their local community. Check theinternetfaqs for more universities.

Iona College, as one of the top colleges ranked by major educational institutions, has impressed us by its high selectivity and student friendly application process during admissions. The following tables detail 2018 class profile, including total applications received, average high school GPA, SAT scores/ACT scores, and acceptance rates of Iona College. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about Iona College, such as tuition fees and scholarships, you can click the link after tables to visit the school’s official website.

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Admissions Stats

Iona College is a private Catholic college in New Rochelle, New York. It was founded in 1940 by the Congregation of Christian Brothers and is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. The college enrolls approximately 5,000 students each year. In the fall of 2020, Iona College admitted an incoming class of 1,871 first-year students from a total applicant pool of 7,569. This represents an acceptance rate of 24.7%. The middle 50% range for SAT scores was 1110-1280 and for ACT scores was 24-30. Iona’s student body is made up of 56% female students and 44% male students. Of the freshman class in 2020, 56% were from out-of-state and 44% were from New York state. Additionally, 10% of freshmen reported having a learning disability or other special need that required accommodation during their academic studies at Iona College.

Iona College prides itself on its diverse student population which includes representation from almost all 50 states as well as over 40 countries around the world. International students make up 10% of undergraduates at Iona College and represent 28 different countries including China, India, South Korea and Canada among others. Additionally, 8% of undergraduates are considered to be first-generation college students meaning that neither parent holds a four-year degree or higher education qualification. In terms of race/ethnicity distribution among undergraduate students in 2020, 60% identified as White/Caucasian; 16%, Hispanic/Latino; 13%, Black/African American; 4%, Asian/Pacific Islander; 2%, Multiracial; 1%, Native American/Alaskan Native; 0%, Other; and 4%, Unknown/Unreported .

Fall 2022 Selectivity

Selectivity selective
Fall 2022 acceptance rate 60%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 60%

Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

Applicants 8,009
Female applicants 4,796
Male applicants 3,213
Applicants accepted 4,825
Female applicants accepted 2,961
Male applicants accepted 1,864
Freshman enrollment 871
Female freshman enrollment 504
Male freshman enrollment 367
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2022 Wait List

School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 300
Students accepting place on wait list 116
Students accepted from wait list 25

Fall 2022 High School Rank

Freshman students submitting high school class standing 43%

Fall 2022 High School GPA

Freshman students submitting high school GPA 100%
Average high school GPA 3.5
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3.2-3.6

Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

Freshman students submitting SAT scores 93%
SAT Critical Reading average score 546
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 540-640
SAT Math average score 555
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 550-650
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

Freshman students submitting ACT scores 7%
Average ACT Composite score N/A
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 17-21
ACT Composite score breakdown N/A
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A