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.
The most common major fields study at Iona include
media, business and management, and therapy and counseling.
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
Some professors at the school are awarded tenure,
allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at Iona are
higher than most.
The school, in 2007, had 4,323 students (3,856
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
Most Common Majors
business management, finance,
marketing, international business, accounting, MIS, human resources,
Education and Teaching
elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, education courses,
social studies teaching, reading teaching, math teaching, educational
administration, Spanish teaching,
. . .
mass communication, public relations,
communication studies, journalism
psychology, marriage and family therapy,
mental health counseling
English, political science, history, economics,
Spanish language, liberal arts and sciences, social services, sociology,
. . .
Security and Law Enforcement
health care administration
Support and Technology
audiology and speech
pathology, clinical lab tech
Computer Science and
computer science, computer networking,
computer and info science
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