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Application Process for Transfer Students

Welcome to Your New Home!

Please follow the guidelines below to ensure a smooth transfer.

For Students Applying with Fewer than 24 Credits

  • Completed online Iona Transfer Application
  • Copy of final high school transcript or equivalent GED report
  • Copy of SAT/ACT scores
  • Copy of transcripts from all colleges or universities attended to be used for awarding transfer credit.*
*Credit evaluation for awarding transfer credit requires all official final college or university transcripts. Enrollment and financial aid disbursement requires an official final high school transcript showing the date of graduation.


For Students Applying with More than 24 Credits

  • Completed online Iona Transfer Application
  • Copy of transcripts from all colleges or universities attended to be used for awarding transfer credit.**
**Credit evaluation for awarding transfer credit requires all official final college or university transcripts. Transferring students who have earned an Associate’s Degree from an accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher will have satisfied the Iona College Core Curriculum requirements. Waiving core does not waive the requirement that the student take COL 150 (The Columba Cornerstone course), which is a graduation requirement at Iona College. To waive core classes at Iona College, submit proof of conferral or earned Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree from an accredited institution. Financial aid disbursement requires either proof of an official final high school transcript showing the date of graduation or the official final college or university transcript showing the conferral degree.


International Students

  • Official secondary school transcripts
  • TOEFL scores – Please submit TOEFL scores if your first language is a language other than English, even if English has been the language of your instruction. If English is your first language, please submit SAT or ACT scores in place of the TOEFL.
  • External examination results or leaving certificate appropriate to your country, such as "A-levels," CXCs, Baccalaureate or Abiturv (for students with fewer than 24 college credits attempted, as granted by WES)
  • Please supply an Evaluation of international college transcript performed by one of the evaluation services recognized by NACES applicable only to international transfer students. To receive transfer credit please supply the World Educations Services (WES) with an official final transcript to provide an evaluation of how we should interpret your previous work for transfer credit purposes.

Transcripts

Transcripts should be official copies sent by secure electronic delivery.

If delivery by mail is needed, please send to:

Iona College
Transfer Admissions
715 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801


Living on Campus

Transfer students are welcome to live in Iona College housing. With a variety of residential options and a welcoming community, living on campus offers an environment supportive of students’ academic endeavors, complements classroom learning, and promotes individual development. Please learn more here.