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Very difficult to workQuite BrightAccounting
Very difficult to work with administration, often given wrong information from young student staff. signing contracts with no forgiveness. careful taking their money or locking in housing costs. look elsewhere very expensive.
1st Year Male -- Class 1920
University Resource Use/ spending: B, Education Quality: F
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Iona is basically a community college.BrightEnglish
Iona is basically a community college. For starters, you're classmates won't exactly be the brightest or most passionate people . I had a class where the same 3 people came in ten minutes late. The class average for our Sociology 101 midterm was a 67. This was a goddamn Sociology 101 class! there's nothing to do in the surrounding area (there is literally ONE bar in vicinity of the school), clubs and greek life are practically non existent. If you didn't go on social media, you'd have no idea we had any clubs. The school is also very unhelpful with regards to getting information out about Internships. I only found out about a NBC Universal internship from a Twitter retweet. The food is......well it's shit. The only good food place in the area is Westchester Taco, and they just recently stopped accepting the meal plan. One positive note I will say is that there were definitely a few teachers who genuinely seemed to give a shit about what they were teaching. These teachers deserved a much better audience than the students at Iona. As I said before, Iona was basically a community college, and no one should be paying thousands for that type of education.
1st Year Male -- Class 1921
Campus Maintenance: A-, Education Quality: F
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I started my second year at Iona College,Quite BrightCommunications
I started my second year at Iona College, and I'm alarmed with the very low ranking Iona received - (80 out of 100); that's so bad and so low.

I also don't want to pay Iona's high tution rate and fees to for the next few years, when Iona's ranking is this low.

If I'm paying close to $50,000 per year, I want quality and a high ranking - like the other posters also wrote about in their comments.

I'm not that happy at Iona, but this ranking - made me decide to transfer to a college that is ranked in the Top 25 or 50 in New York, especially if I'm majoring in Communications. TV and Radio Broadcast Networks, I'm sure won't be attending Iona's job fairs, when they learn about Iona's low ranking of 80.

As it is, it is so competitive to enter into the broadcasting/journalism fields, and I want to have every edge to make me a Top Candidate for a job - and graduating from a low-ranked college - like Iona, will definitely impede my chances.

Iona's campus is nice, but so are most other campuses.
Like others mentioned, Iona needs to clean house from the Top on Down. If the President allowed Iona's rankings to fall so low, Iona needs a change, and I hope the Board members do something before Iona is ranked 100 out of 100.I'm leaving in the Spring - I want value for my money - and right now, I'm not receiving value at Iona.

2nd Year Female -- Class 2019
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