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Selection Process for Honors Program Scholarships

All Honors Program candidates will be evaluated for Iona College’s most prestigious scholarships. These scholarships are awarded on a highly-competitive basis upon a thorough review of a student's academic record, GPA, rigor of coursework, and application credentials.

Invitations to join the honors program are based on a student’s most recent academic record, SAT (if submitted), rigor of coursework, and application to college. Honors invitees typically have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, and a combined SAT score above 1260.

Honors Program Preferred Criteria

  • Preferred minimum high school grade point average of 3.5
  • Preferred minimum combined SAT score of 1260 (Math/ERWS) or ACT score of 26 (if submitted)

Honors Program Application Process and Timeline

For consideration to the Honors Program, students must adhere to the following application deadlines:

  • December 1, which coincides with the Early Action deadline (non-binding)
  • February 15, which coincides with the Regular Decision deadline


Contact Benny Rivera at or (914) 633-2316.