Iona College

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Iona College can be found in New Rochelle, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly four thousand students are enrolled at Iona College.

The majority of students admitted to this school got an SAT score between 900 to 1110, or got accepted with an ACT score between 20 to 24. We were able to estimate the Iona College average GPA (3.06 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 92% of all students that apply are admitted to Iona College, from which 17% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Iona College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Iona College was reported as 92.1% in Fall 2013 with over 5,910 applications submitted to Iona College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Iona College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Iona College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Iona College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 58.0%
  • 2010-2011: 67.2%
  • 2011-2012: 72.3%
  • 2012-2013: 87.0%
  • 2013-2014: 92.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 82.0%

How Does Iona College Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Iona College is sixty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
The College of New Rochelle57.0%
Concordia College-New York67.0%
Sarah Lawrence College61.7%
College of Mount Saint Vincent73.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Iona College (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score20 - 24
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