Iona New Rochelle
The best of both worlds
Iona University offers the best of both worlds – a beautiful suburban campus setting in New Rochelle, only 20 miles away from New York City.
New Rochelle is a city rich with culture and history! With a population of more than 80,000, a history dating back to 1685, and a developing downtown, New Rochelle is a wonderful place to live and work. There are also many great opportunities to explore and access greater Westchester County and New York City. New York City, just a quick train ride away, is the hub of international finance, arts, sports and communication. You will have access to endless recreational and cultural offerings, right at your doorstep!
New York City, just a quick train ride away, is the hub of international finance, arts, sports and communication. You will have access to endless recreational and cultural offerings, right at your doorstep!
Restaurants & Hotels
If you are looking to grab a bite to eat off-campus, New Rochelle offers a host of options! In fact, more than 15 local restaurants participate in Iona's meal plan – meaning you will have a variety of choices when it comes to cuisine!
Need overnight accommodations for parent or campus visits? There are many options to choose from in and around New Rochelle.
Dining Out in New Rochelle
Entertainment & Shopping
New Rochelle & Westchester County
Looking for local entertainment, dining or shopping opportunities? New Rochelle and its surrounding communities offer a host of options!
- New Roc City – A 1.2 million square-foot retail and entertainment center in downtown New Rochelle, offering fun and excitement for the entire family. New Roc City is the home of the Tower Space Shot Ride, an IMAX theater, and Westchester's largest Megaplex with 18 movie theaters. And, if that's not enough, The Fun House offers bowling, laser tag, miniature golf, an arcade and more! For those who want to dine, adjoining New Roc City are Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar and Buffalo Wild Wings.
- The Rock Club – indoor rock climbing
- iFLY Westchester – indoor skydiving
Only 20 Miles from New York City
Find Out what an Iona Education Can do For You
If you're considering applying to Iona, you're not alone! Since 2019, our new-student enrollment is up nearly 30%. Additionally, 99% of our first-year students receive institutional scholarships or grant aid.
Our scenic campuses, located just 20 miles from midtown Manhattan, truly do offer the "best of both worlds." Let us show you around, answer your questions and give you a feel of our tight-knit community.
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Hold Your Next Event at Iona
Iona University welcomes space rental requests from individuals and outside organizations planning conferences, meetings and other events. We can accommodate a variety of event types including, but not limited to, meetings for 30 to 100 guests, lectures for up to 350 attendees, small to medium-sized conferences with capacities from 60 to 250, receptions for up to 200 and sit-down dinners for up to 100.