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Iona College

Department of Mass Communication

New Rochelle, NY

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Iona College

Overview

Iona College / Department of Mass Communication is located in New Rochelle, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Public relations
Master of Arts (MA) Sports communication and media
(Certificate) Non-profit public relations

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test if undergraduate GPA is below 3.0
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
18
Accepted
11
Enrolled
100%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline January 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test if undergraduate GPA is below 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.76%
Black or African American 32.35%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 5.88%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 5
Male (8)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Media ecology, new media, corporate communication, media images, organizational learning in public relations, media law, medicine ethics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 715 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY  10801-1890
United States
Contact Anthony Kelso PhD
Chair
Email: akelso@iona.edu
Phone: 914-633-7795

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