Freshman Admissions

Let Us Show You Around

Schedule an individual, private campus tour to discover our beautiful campus and find out how Iona is the right choice for you!

Start the rest of your life with us.

As you transition away from high school, come to a place where you can learn, innovate and contribute. At Iona, we want to help you build skills for success. And we want you to help us build our community.

Choose from our 45 majors and 35 minors and study what matters most to you. Work closely and collaboratively with faculty members and your classmates. Get involved in the hundreds of events and activities on campus. Find friendly faces around every corner and make connections for life. 

Shape your education around your passions, for your future. Get ready to learn outside the lines.

Applying to Iona

We review each application holistically. We’ll look at your transcript and listen to what your teachers and counselors have to say. We’re test optional, meaning you can send us your SAT or ACT scores if you want to, but they’re not required. Apply today using the Common Application!

How to Apply

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Miguel Bernardino

On the Iona College tour in my senior year of high school, I was instantly drawn to the LaPenta School of Business building. It's right in front of the soccer field, so I pictured myself playing soccer during the day and attending classes there at night!

Miguel Bernardino '21, accounting major
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See For Yourself

Experience our beautiful campus and close-knit community firsthand. Tour our state-of the-art facilities, talk to our students and imagine yourself here. 

Schedule a Visit Today

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Special Opportunities

Honors Program

Grounded in a challenging curriculum, the Honors program offers highly-motivated students the resources and opportunities to develop their talents.

More About the Honors Program

College Assistance Program

The College Assistance Program (CAP) offers comprehensive support and services for students with diagnosed learning disabilities, AD/HD, traumatic brain injuries, students on the autism spectrum, students with an IEP, a 504 plan, and students currently receiving accommodations at the secondary level. 

More About CAP

NSF S-STEM Program

We receive funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to recruit, support and retain economically disadvantaged students with high academic aptitude majoring in Biochemistry, Chemistry and Computer Science.

More About NSF S-STEM

We’re Here to Help

Our admissions counselors are here to help you in any way they can throughout the admissions process!

Meet Your Counselor

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Paying for College

See tuition and fees, calculate your total cost to attend Iona, and let us answer your questions about financial aid.

Contact Admissions

(800) 231-IONA

(914) 633-2502

admissions@iona.edu

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