Ithaca & Surrounding Area
Ithaca College has modern, well-equipped facilities and an attractively landscaped campus. Its vantage point above the city of Ithaca provides an outstanding view of Cayuga Lake and the surrounding wooded countryside.
The College has an active summer program that includes an academic term for graduate and undergraduate students as well as sports camps, music institutes, and academic programs for international students. Workshop participants may use a variety of recreational facilities on campus: an outdoor swimming pool and track, tennis courts, and a gymnasium. Click here to take our virtual tour.
Welcome to Ithaca, nestled in the heart of New York State's beautiful Finger Lakes region. Located roughly halfway between Manhattan and Toronto, this thriving, culturally diverse city of 30,000 combines small-town warmth and charm with cosmopolitan flair. Home to Ithaca College and Cornell University, the Ithaca area attracts visitors, students, and scholars from around the globe.
Travel to Ithaca
Ithaca is served by Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines, and US Airways through the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport. Visitors can also fly in to the airports in Syracuse, Binghamton, and Elmira - all roughly an hour's drive to Ithaca - for greater options. The Rochester Airport is approximately two hours from Ithaca. When possible, try to make your connections through Detroit or Philadelphia to avoid the air traffic in New York City.
Follow this link for driving directions to Ithaca College.