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Study at Iona College

Iona College was founded by the Congregation of Christian Brothers in 1940. It is a private coeducational college following the tradition of American Catholic higher education. The campus in New Rochelle, New York, sits upon 35 acres of land. More than 3,000 undergraduates and over 1,000 postgraduate students enroll in Iona College every year. This institute was listed in the "America s Best Colleges 2009" by US News and World Report.

Iona College offers BA, BS, BBA, and BPS degrees to its students. The courses are offered through the:

  • Hagan School of Business
  • School of Arts and Sciences
Iona College’s athletics department fields sports teams in baseball, basketball, cross country, track & field, rowing, lacrosse, golf, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, water polo, and volleyball. The teams are known as the Gaels and wear the school colors of maroon and gold. The mascot is called Killian. In addition, there are several student clubs and organizations on the campus. Among the fraternities are Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, Delta Upsilon Fraternity, and Zeta Kappa Chi Fraternity, while the sororities include Beta Chi Sorority, Delta Theta Beta Sorority, Gamma Lambda Rho Sorority, Phi Gamma Chi Sorority, Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority, and Psi Kappa Theta Sorority.

The notable alumni of this college includes names like John Bonacic, New York State Senator; Warren Isaac, basketball star; and Don McLean, singer-songwriter.

Profile of Iona College

Iona is in a large suburb, in New Rochelle, NY. The school has a Roman Catholic religious affiliation. Iona is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Post-Master s certificate.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at Iona include media, business and management, and therapy and counseling.

Iona Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 530 to 640 for students at Iona. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 550 and 660.

Faculty

Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at Iona are higher than most.

Student enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 4,323 students (3,856 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Most students at Iona attend full-time. Athletic teams at the school belong to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference for major sports.

Iona Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management387business management, finance, marketing, international business, accounting, MIS, human resources, electronic commerce
Education and Teaching140 elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, education courses, social studies teaching, reading teaching, math teaching, educational administration, Spanish teaching, . . .
Media125mass communication, public relations, communication studies, journalism
Therapy and Counseling116psychology, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling
Liberal Arts 91English, political science, history, economics, Spanish language, liberal arts and sciences, social services, sociology, . . .
Security and Law Enforcement68criminal justice and administration
Medical Adminstration 38health care administration
Medical Support and Technology27audiology and speech pathology, clinical lab tech
Computer Science and Engineering22computer science, computer networking, computer and info science
Science 22biology, physics, chemistry, biochemistry
Family and Social Work9social work
Mathematics3mathematics
Religion and Philosophy2religion, philosophy

Contact: Iona

Iona College

715 North Ave

New Rochelle, NY 10801-1890

General Phone: (914) 633-2000

http://www.iona.edu

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