Ithaca College (IC)

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Ithaca College can be found in Ithaca, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Ithaca College has an enrollment of over six thousand students.

Approximately 70% of all applicant were admitted at Ithaca College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 15% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall IC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Ithaca College was reported as 72.8% in Fall 2020 with over 14,200 applications submitted to IC. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Ithaca College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 69.9%
  • 2017-2018: 70.5%
  • 2018-2019: 68.5%
  • 2019-2020: 72.8%
  • Projected IC Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 65.8%

How Does IC Compare?

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National Avg

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

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
SUNY College at Cortland46.0%
Keuka College72.0%
Hobart William Smith Colleges66.1%
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry69.5%
Le Moyne College73.6%

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
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

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

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