Ithaca College

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General Information

Admission Office

953 Danby Road

Ithaca, NY 14850

(607) 274-3124

(800) 429-4274

Fax: (607) 274-1900

Contact: Gerard Turbide

Director of Admission
Main Address

953 Danby Road

Ithaca, NY 14850-7000

(607) 274-3124

Total undergrads: 6,031

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,441

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,968

Graduate enrollment: 417


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 66%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 84%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Arts Management B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Production/Cinematography B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Jazz Studies B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Theory/Composition B
Photography B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B
Theatre Arts Management B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Marketing Management B
Marketing Research B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Organizational Communication B
Radio/Television B
Sports Communication B

Communications Technologies

Recording Arts Technology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General B
Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B
Information Technology B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Education of Deaf/Hearing Impaired B
Education of Speech Impaired B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
German Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Italian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Gerontology C
Health Facilities Administration B
Health policy studies B
Occupational Therapy Assistance B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Preveterinary Medicine B
Public Health Education B
Recreational Therapy B
Speech-Language Pathology B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B
Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology B
Intercultural/Multicultural/Diversity Studies B
Nutrition Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport studies B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Industrial/Organizational Psychology B
Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Applied Economics B
Econometrics B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Ithaca College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (607) 274-3011
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 953 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850-7002
Setting: Suburb: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 6,266
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 76%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 5,404 (86% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $45,274
Out-of-state Tuition: $45,274
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $27,735

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Ithaca College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Ithaca College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 31
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 123
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 73
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 135
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4
Health Professions and Related Programs 93
History 1
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 2
Social Sciences 7
Visual and Performing Arts 186
Grand total 18521

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Ithaca College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $45,274
Out-of-state $45,274
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $21,432
Out-of-state $21,432

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,613 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,591 95% $27,735
Student loan aid 1,200 72% $5,340

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,687 93% $26,936
Federal student loans 4,149 68% $6,446

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Ithaca College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Ithaca College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 14,192 5,808 8,384
Percent admitted 100% 72% 73%
Percent admitted who enrolled 11% 11% 10%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Ithaca College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 6,266
Undergraduate enrollment 5,852
Graduate enrollment 414

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Ithaca College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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