Ithaca College strives to become the standard of excellence for residential comprehensive colleges, fostering intellect, creativity, and character in an active, student-centered learning community.
Coeducational and nonsectarian, Ithaca College is a nationally recognized comprehensive college of 6,700 students. Ithaca offers over 100 degree programs and over 2,000 courses in the following schools-- School of Business, Roy H. Park School of Communications, School of Health Sciences and Human Performance, School of Humanities and Sciences, and the School of Music. Recent program additions include the communication management and design program and a major in outdoor adventure leadership. Ithaca College is 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. Whether you're looking for natural beauty or urban sophistication, Ithaca has it all. Rolling hills, breathtaking gorges, and splendid lakes offer countless outdoor activities. Fantastic restaurants, exciting nightlife, vibrant theater, mainstream and independent cinema and live music abound. You can visit central New York's award-winning wineries, swim beneath towering waterfalls, ski and skate throughout the winter, take in the museums and galleries, or just stroll and shop along the downtown Commons.