Ithaca College

Campus Description

From our vibrant residential campus to the world beyond, Ithaca College provides its students with countless opportunities to expand their minds and develop the skills that will prepare them for a successful future. Small class sizes and state-of-the-art facilities ensure that students graduate with experience in their field.Fast-paced internships, performance opportunities, and enlightening study abroad programs – including Ithaca's programs in Los Angeles, New York City, and London (not to mention affiliated programs in more than 50 countries) – are invaluable enhancements to students' learning. On-campus housing is guaranteed for all four years (approximately 75% of students live on campus). Nearly 200 student organizations provide opportunities for students to volunteer and connect with peers with similar interests. From campus life to life experience, Ithaca College makes students ready!

953 Danby Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-7002

Toll-free 800.429.4274 or 607.274.3124

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Degrees Offered

Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Certificates


Varsity Sports: Women's: basketball, crew, cross-country, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, sculling, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball. Men's: baseball, basketball, crew, cross-country, football, lacrosse, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, wrestling.

Intramural Sports: basketball, bowling, dodgeball, floor hockey, golf, ice hockey, indoor and outdoor soccer, kickball, softball, tennis, touch football, volleyball.

Club Sports: Variety of activities available, such as basketball, lacrosse, downhill skiing, softball, rugby, ultimate frisbee.

Clubs and Activities

Ithaca College's 200+ student organizations focus on academic and professional themes, sports, leadership and government, the arts, and other interests. Several national and international organizations also maintain chapters on campus.

Featured Programs

Ithaca College makes students ready. Expert professors and dedicated advisors help each student build a solid foundation of skills, expertise, and experience. An IC education features the Integrative Core Curriculum, which challenges students to expand their perspectives, think differently, and develop valuable analytical and problem-solving skills that are critical to future success. Students may choose from more than 100 degree programs offered by Ithaca’s schools of Business, Communications, Health Sciences and Human Performance, Humanities and Sciences, and Music and may even combine programs across schools to create their own learning paths. Students who are unsure what they want to study may wish to consider Ithaca’s Exploratory Program. Exploratory students take classes in a variety of fields, getting guidance and hands-on experience to find the academic path that’s right for them. Advisors help students maximize opportunities to explore academic areas both familiar and unknown while keeping them on track to graduate. Ithaca’s School of Business combines rigorous professional education with a foundation in the liberal arts, giving students a competitive, diverse skill set in business, communication, and critical thinking. A comprehensive professional development curriculum provides the tools to apply these skills in real-world learning opportunities and internships. Ithaca’s business students graduate ready to become professional leaders, managers, and analysts.

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 6,278 (Full-time: 2,616 men, 3,581 women; Part-time: 42 men, 39 women)
Graduate (Matriculated): 443 (Full-time: 93 men, 277 women; Part-time: 27 men, 46 women)
62.9% enrolled in top quarter of high school class
23.0% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 550 – 640
SAT math range: 550 – 630
ACT range: 24 – 29
SAT/ACT Special Note: Beginning Fall 2013, students are not required to submit SAT/ACT scores as part of their admission application.

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American5.7%2.2%
% Asian3.5%3.2%
% Hispanic / Latino7.6%2.7%
% White, Non-Hispanic71.2%67.9%
% American Indian / Alaskan Native0.1%0%
% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander0.1%0%
% International / Nonresident Alien2.0%4.5%
% Two or more races3.1%1.6%
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity6.7%17.9%

Tuition Information for 2015-2016

Tuition & Fees:
$40,658 per year, or $1,355 per credit
Room & Board:
$14,674 (on-campus housing guaranteed for undergraduates; full-time undergraduates required to live in college facilities - exceptions by permission only)
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Admission/Application Deadlines

Freshmen Applications:
fall- February 1, November 1 priority; spring- December 1
Transfer Applications:
fall- March 1; spring- December 1

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers):
fall- February 1; spring- November 1

Application Requirements

HS transcript and counselor recommendation; interview advised; audition for music or theatre arts.
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