Choosing a college is one of the most important decisions your son or daughter will make. We know that you probably have just as many questions as they do; that's why we've gathered the resources on this page especially for parents.

Staff in the Office of Admission are available to talk with you and are happy to answer your questions. Please don't hesitate to call us at (800) 429-4274 or (607) 274-3124. We wish your family the very best as you search for and apply to colleges.

Learn What You Love

Ithaca offers over 100 degree programs and over 2,000 courses. Recent additions include the communication management and design program and a major in outdoor adventure leadership.

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Time Is Money

It's easy to get caught up in the excitement of coming to Ithaca. Use our timelines to make sure you don't miss important financial aid deadlines.

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