Frequently Asked Questions
Can I afford to send my son or daughter to Ithaca College?
At Ithaca College, over 90 percent of our incoming students receive financial aid, totaling $50 million in scholarships, grants, jobs, loans, and private aid. In addition to need-based grants, all applicants are considered for merit-based scholarships of up to $18,000 per year based solely on their accomplishments and potential. President’s and school-based merit scholarships are offered to approximately 45 percent of our accepted applicants. Approximately 70 students receive Ithaca Leadership Scholarships of $7,000. Ithaca is also a sponsor in the National Merit Scholarship Corporation and offers MLK Scholar awards up to full tuition.