Iona College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$34,384

3.8% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$27,021

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.61%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

91.5%

10,896 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

4,019

85.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

68.3%

595 Graduates

About

Iona College is a higher education institution located in Westchester County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Iona College were Mass Communication & Media Studies (87 degrees awarded), General Psychology (67 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (61 degrees).

In 2016, 1,166 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Iona College. 55.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (629 degrees), 3.29 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (191 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Iona College is $34,384, which is $14,224 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Iona College is $34,384, which is $14,224 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,021.

In 2016, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 57% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$34,384

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Iona College was $34,384. The cost of tuition at Iona College is $14,224 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$27,021

2016 Value

2.55%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Iona College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,021. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Iona College grew by 2.55%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,980

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Iona College was of $13,980 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 39.3% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Iona College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.15% with respect to 2015, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

4.61%

2015 Default Rate

46

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Iona College was 4.61%, which represents 46 out of the 997 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Iona College received 10,896 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 13.7% annual growth. Out of those 10,896 applicants, 9,965 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 91.5% acceptance rate.

There were 4,019 students enrolled at Iona College in 2016, and 81% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Iona College has an overall enrollment yield of 9.38%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

91.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

9,965

Accepted Out of 10,896

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Iona College was 91.5% (9,965 admissions from 10,896 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 91.2%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 13.7%, while admissions grew by 14%.

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SAT Scores

81%

Submission Percentage

756

Scores Submitted

81% of enrolled first-time students at Iona College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Iona College has a total enrollment of 4,019 students. The full-time enrollment at Iona College is 3,427 students and the part-time enrollment is 592. This means that 85.3% of students enrolled at Iona College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Iona College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.9% White, 21.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.6% Black or African American, 2.36% Asian, 1.49% Two or More Races, 0.224% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.174% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Iona College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (29.8%), followed by White Male (26.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (32.1%), followed by White Male (15.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Iona College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,019 students. The full-time enrollment at Iona College is 3,427 and the part-time enrollment is 592. This means that 85.3% of students enrolled at Iona College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Iona College was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Iona College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,208

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    851

  3. Black or African American

    386

The enrolled student population at Iona College is 54.9% White, 21.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.6% Black or African American, 2.36% Asian, 1.49% Two or More Races, 0.224% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.174% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 231 students (5.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 124 more women than men received degrees from Iona College. The majority of degree recipients at Iona College are white (629 degrees awarded). There were 3.29 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (191 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Iona College is Mass Communication & Media Studies (87 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (67 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (61 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Iona College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communications (116 degrees awarded), Business (619 degrees), and Psychology (84 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Iona College are Accountants & auditors (1,117,722 people), Miscellaneous managers (928,209 people), Financial managers (467,246 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (441,684 people), and Chief executives & legislators (381,560 people).

The most specialized majors at Iona College are Communications (116 degrees awarded), Business (619 degrees), Psychology (84 degrees), History (15 degrees), and Protective Services (63 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Iona College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Iona College are Communications (116 degrees awarded), Business (619 degrees), Psychology (84 degrees), History (15 degrees), and Protective Services (63 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Iona College are Elementary & secondary schools (985,213 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (674,732 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (606,738 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (566,361 people), and Banking & related activities (553,637 people).

The most specialized majors at Iona College are Communications (116 degrees awarded), Business (619 degrees), Psychology (84 degrees), History (15 degrees), and Protective Services (63 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 87 degrees awarded

  2. 67 degrees awarded

  3. 61 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Iona College was Mass Communication & Media Studies with 87 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 521

  2. 645

In 2016, 521 degrees were awarded to men at Iona College, which is 0.808 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (645).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 80 degrees were awarded to men at Iona College in General Finance, which is 1.95 times more than the 41 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 61 degrees were awarded to women at Iona College in Accounting, which is 1.07 times more than the 57 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

51%

100% Completion Time

58%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 51% of students graduating from Iona College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (76.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Iona College is Female and White (76.5% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.71% of graduates (34 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    629 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    191 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    126 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Iona College is white (629 degrees awarded). There were 3.29 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (191 degrees).

10.8% of degree recipients (126 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    362 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    267 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    107 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Iona College is white female (362 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (267 degrees).

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Operations

Iona College has an endowment valued at nearly $111M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.74M (2.47%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Iona College had a total expenditure of $96.9M. Of that $96.9M, they spent $47M on salaries and $96.9M on benefits.

Iona College employs 61 Associate professors, 55 Assistant professors, and 43 Professors. Most academics at Iona College are Male Associate professors (35), Female Assistant professors(33), and Male Professors (32).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Iona College are: Service, with 90 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 64 employees, and Management with 62 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$111M

2015 Endowment

10.6%

growth from 2014

Iona College has an endowment valued at about $111M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Iona College grew 10.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $82M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.74M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Iona College received $1.74M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$47M

Salary Expenditure

$96.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Iona College had a total expenditure of $96.9M. Of that $96.9M, they spent $47M on salaries and $96.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$47M

2015 Salaries

3.74%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Iona College paid a median of $47M in salaries, which represents 48.5% of their overall expenditure ($96.9M) and a 3.74% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.2% growth from 2013 and a 0.679% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.2M

Instructional Salaries

171

Number of Employees

In 2015, Iona College paid a total of $14.2M to 171 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

61 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

90 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Iona College were Associate professor with 61 employees; Assistant professor with 55 employees; and Assistant professor with 43 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Iona College were Service with 90 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 64 employees; and Management with 62 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Iona College was Male Associate professor with 35 employees, Female Assistant professor with 33 employees, and Male Professor with 32 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Iona College.

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