Admissions & Financial Aid
Be more than just a number.
At Iona University, we’re committed to every individual student’s success. Here you’ll find challenging academics, real-world experience and a commitment to meaningful service — all integrated to provide a well-rounded undergraduate or graduate experience tailored to your needs and goals.
Our commitment to your success begins even before you decide to attend. Our Admissions team stands ready to help guide you every step along the way as you find your place at Iona.
At Iona, we review each application holistically. We look at high school transcripts, student interviews, recommendations of teachers and counselors and a student’s overall record of achievement. An SAT or ACT score is not required for incoming freshmen.
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Iona is the perfect place to finish your degree. With 100% of our transfer students receiving financial aid or scholarships, you’ll be able to obtain your degree efficiently and affordably. Our advising center provides preliminary credit evaluations in just 24 hours, so you know how your previous experience will fit in here.
Our personalized graduate programs are designed to accommodate your busy lives. With accelerated programs and flexible schedules, we can help you advance your career goals and aspirations as you balance the demands of work and family.
Students from over 40 countries come to Iona University each year to join our diverse international community! International undergraduate applicants should apply before December 1 for Early Decision, December 15 for Early Action, and February 15 for Regular Decision.
Go where you know you can continue to pursue what you're passionate about. Get involved and meet as many people as possible! Don't take a second of your four years for granted – they go by quicker than you think.
Allyson Kuppelmeyer '20, Speech Pathology major
Paying for College
Estimate your total cost to attend Iona University, or find out more about our scholarships and the financial aid process.
Iona At A Glance
undergraduate students in the 2021-22 academic year
of first-year students receive institutional scholarships or financial grant aid
15 to 1