Located in one of New York's great college towns, Ithaca College is just minutes away from Cayuga Lake, downtown Ithaca, Cornell University and other nearby attractions like the Discovery Trail. Ithaca College is a four-year, private, residential institution with five schools: Business, Health Sciences & Human Performance, Humanities & Sciences, Communications and Music. There are about 1,900 courses to choose from at Ithaca and total enrollment is just over 6,000 students. On campus, students can participate in 26 different varsity sports, 150 student organizations, the student-run newspaper or TV station and much more. Ithaca College places an emphasis on hands-on learning and encourages its attendees to participate in study abroad programs.