Ithaca College Summary

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Muller Chapel

Basic Statistics

Location
Ithaca, NY
Website
www.ithaca.edu
Full-Time Undergrads
6,159
Part-Time Undergrads
122
Setting
Suburban
In-State Tuition
$37,000
Out-of-State Tuition
$37,000
Room & Board
$13,400
Acceptance Rate
65 %
Admission Difficulty
Average
Average SAT Scores
1570–1900
Average ACT Scores
23–28

Best ThingsMore . . .

  • Cortaca Jug
  • Fitness Center, park, Circle Apartments
  • The friendly people
  • Great local restaurants

Worst ThingsMore . . .

  • Many professors are hit or miss.
  • No big-name performers or comedians come to campus.
  • No Greek life
  • Not enough school spirit

Frequently ComparedCompare . . .

Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

When students are asked to evaluate their overall experience at IC, they often look at the lessons they learned both inside and outside of the classroom. Students who go beyond the social aspect of college and get involved end up both gaining the most experience and having the most fun. Many students love IC because of its size. Sometimes, it’s hard to walk anywhere on campus without bumping into someone you know. With such dreadfully cold winters, the academic programs and well-organized student groups are the main reasons students come back every year. Also, the great size allows students to connect with other students in their majors and their professors/advisers, as well. 

Like many things in life, students’ experiences with IC are simply what they make of them. If you sit in your dorm room for four years, you will be miserable. If you experience the life Ithaca has to offer and go outside of your comfort zone, you most likely won’t regret your decision to attend IC. The school’s high retention rate proves this. IC offers a great mix of academics and everything else college life should offer—friends, fun, professional opportunities, active campus life, and a time to learn and grow.

Ithaca Student Reviews

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5 College Junior

Majors: Not difficult to get into my program, if there were any problems, advisors are there to help!

5 College Junior

Majors: I love the environmental science and studies department. Everyone has been extremely welcoming and interested in helping me achieve my goals as a student.

5 College Junior

Diversity: The campus is very diverse, which allows one to get to know different types of people.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: The professors are extremely educated and helpful

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: Many job fairs and alumni available to help students

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