Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.16
Liaison Scott Doyle
Submission Date Oct. 25, 2022

STARS v2.2

Ithaca College
PA-8: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.80 / 4.00 Scott Doyle
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Percentage of need met, on average, for students who were awarded any need-based aid :
87.90

Percentage of students graduating without student loan debt:
29

Percentage of entering students that are low-income:
23.50

Graduation/success rate for low-income students:
70

A brief description of notable policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

The institution accepts students on a need-blind basis, and then works extensively with the accepted student family to craft an affordable financial aid package, factoring in any and all applicable scholarships/grants, loan programs, and work study options.


A brief description of notable policies or programs to support non-traditional students:

Applications from non-traditional students are encouraged from transfers, veterans, and part-time students. The Office for New Student Programs offers a special transfer transition program and the Veterans’ Services unit assists veterans, reservists, and dependents of disabled or deceased veterans applying for and receiving education benefits. All students are extended support through the Academic Advisement Center, the Office for Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs, the Office of Career Services, the Center for Counseling, Health and Wellness, and Religious Communities.


Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students:
100

Website URL where information about the institution’s accessibility and affordability initiatives is available:
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% of low income students are those awarded Pell Grants, as reported for the first-time full-time fall 2020 entering cohort on
the IPEDS 2021-22 Student Financial Aid survey

Low income success rate are those Pell Grant recipients, as reported for the first-time full-time fall 2015 entering cohort on
the IPEDS 2021-22 Graduation Rates survey

Need based aid are those IC's 2021-22 Common Data Set, item H2i, full-time UG - https://www.ithaca.edu/analytics-and-institutional-research/common-data-set

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