Acceptance Rate
84%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
8%
Freshmen Enrollment
641
SAT Scores
1,080
ACT Scores
23

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 9,965 students have applied and 8,382 students have allowed to admit to Iona College (Acceptance rate: 84.11%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 7.65 % where 641 students have finally enrolled out of 8,382 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Canisius College and Metropolitan College of New York, its acceptance rate is much higher (very easy to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 45.78%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is much higher (highly eager to enroll) (average yield is 24.00%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,080 and the average ACT score is 23 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Iona College is average than the schools (average score is 1,173). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Iona College1,08023
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,14924
All U.S. Colleges112368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges113269
4-Years Colleges112468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York120677

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Iona College, 573 students submitted SAT scores (89% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,080 and it is average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing500590
Mathematics490580
Total9901,170
At Iona College, 65 students submitted ACT scores (10% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 23 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading2026
English00
Mathematics00
Total2026

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Iona College. The school requires 2 items to submit - Secondary school GPA and Secondary school record and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Iona College
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended