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Why Iona College?

Iona College attracts motivated students from more than 40 countries to our beautiful suburban campus in New Rochelle, just 20 miles from New York City. At Iona, international students find the academic reputation, the welcoming faces and the engaged, faith-based community they are looking for. Here’s why:

Rigorous Academics

Iona is one of the most highly accredited institutions in New York, with challenging career-focused academics that will help you develop the practical knowledge and critical-thinking skills today’s employers are seeking.

Inspiring Community

As part of a diverse, tight-knit community that shares a deep commitment to meaningful service and ethical leadership, you’ll be inspired, challenged and supported as you shape your own path.

Dedicated Faculty

You’ll learn in small classes and labs, working with accomplished teachers/scholars who have the academic credentials and the professional experience to deliver an exceptional education.

Worldwide Opportunities

From internships in NYC, one of the world’s global centers, to international service-learning projects, you’ll have hands-on experiences that will transform your worldview and pave the way to exciting careers.

Supportive Alumni

You’ll have a worldwide network of more than 45,000 Iona alumni–business owners, global leaders, digital pioneers and innovative thinkers–eager to support your goals through mentoring and valuable job connections.

Exceptional Value

Equipped with outstanding academic, leadership and practical skills, you’ll graduate with a true competitive edge–one reason Iona ranks #1 in Westchester County and #168 nationally for return on investment.*
The Iona experience will instill in you the confidence to build a successful, meaningful life–and to move the world.

*According to 2013 PayScale Inc. national rankings of 1,500 colleges & universities