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City of New Rochelle

Iona College offers the best of both worlds – a beautiful suburban campus setting in New Rochelle, home to vibrant and cutting-edge academic programs with robust student life and athletic traditions, and New York City. Only 20 miles away from the heart of the Big Apple, a quick train ride on the nearby Metro North rail will get you to the hub of international finance, arts, sports and entertainment.

New Rochelle is a city rich with culture and history. With a population of more than 80,000 in just under 11 square miles, a history dating back to 1685, and a developing downtown, New Rochelle is a wonderful place to live and work. New Rochelle is surrounded by other local towns including Bronx, Pelham, Mt. Vernon, Fleetwood, Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Eastchester, Tuckahoe, White Plains and Bronxville.

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