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 three thousand students are enrolled at Iona College.

The majority of students admitted to this school got an SAT score between 990 to 1170, or got accepted with an ACT score between 20 to 26. We were able to estimate the Iona College average GPA (3.06 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 84% of all students that apply are admitted to Iona College, from which 8% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Iona College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Iona College was reported as 84.1% in Fall 2020 with over 9,970 college 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 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.38

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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Iona College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 91.5%
  • 2017-2018: 92.2%
  • 2018-2019: 88.2%
  • 2019-2020: 84.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 81.6%

How Does Iona College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Iona College is forty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Concordia College-New York93.8%
Sarah Lawrence College53.1%
College of Mount Saint Vincent92.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Iona College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 590
Math490 - 580
Total Score990 - 1170
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score20 - 26
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