Iona College Provides More Aid, Lowers Tuition Increase

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Incoming fall 2013 freshmen will have more opportunities for financial aid and the lowest increase in 10 years in tuition and room and board fees, the college announced Monday. Photo Credit: Iona College

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – Incoming Iona College freshmen will see a smaller-than-usual increase in tuition and room and board costs next fall after the school’s budget committee approved the lowest combined tuition/room and board increase in 10 years.

The lower increase will be accompanied by an increase in student aid.

The committee met Jan. 23 to recommend an additional $2.4 million to increase the college’s student aid budget to a total of more than $41 million to go along with a combined 3.7 percent increase in tuition and room and board.

Currently, the cost of tuition per-year for a full-time undergraduate is $29,490. Room and board is $12,488. These costs do not take into account other charges and fees.

The recommendations were made as part of a planned strategy to address the financial needs of current and prospective students.

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