Iona University Announces Teachout to Welcome Students from The College Of Saint Rose

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New Rochelle, N.Y. - Iona University has partnered with The College of Saint Rose to provide a seamless academic transition for Saint Rose students to complete their degrees at Iona. Without compromising time or credits previously earned, Saint Rose students can remain on track to graduate despite news that their college will cease instruction at the end of the academic year.  

“Iona University is committed to supporting Saint Rose students during this challenging time. Our goal is to provide a smooth transfer process and ensure students can not only complete their studies but also thrive at Iona,” said Tricia Mulligan, provost & senior vice president for Academic Affairs. “With former Saint Rose students in mind, Iona has academic counseling and support services to meet the needs of all transfer students. We are excited to welcome them as fellow Gaels.” 

Why Choose Iona’s Teachout Program? 

As faith-based communities, Iona and The College of Saint Rose share a familiar heritage. Together, both institutions will work diligently to seamlessly integrate Saint Rose students into Iona’s welcoming community. A wide array of undergraduate, graduate and MSEd and MST programs are available through the teachout.

Highlights Include:

  • Waived Fees: Iona agrees to waive all admission, enrollment, and/or transfer application fees for all Saint Rose students.
  • Pay Current Saint Rose Tuition: Iona is committed to ensuring that all Saint Rose students pay their current published tuition fees.
  • Maximize Your Credits: Iona will accept all credits previously earned by Saint Rose students and shall waive any applicable residency requirements with respect to each Saint Rose student, including any requirements that students complete a certain number of credit hours at Iona.
  • Residential Grant for Saint Rose Students: For those interested in living on our beautiful New Rochelle campus, Iona will provide a residential grant for Saint Rose students of $750 per semester ($1,500 per year).

For more information and a list of Frequently Asked Questions, please visit our Saint Rose Teachout Program page.

Contact Admissions Today! 

For questions related to class registration and academic programs in the teachout agreement contact Admissions:

Undergraduate Admissions
Julia Frampton,

Graduate Admissions 
School of Health Sciences: Daniel Gallagher,   
LaPenta School of Business (MBA): Susana Pavisic, 
School of Arts & Science: Shantell Smith,

Founded in 1940, Iona University is a master's-granting private, Catholic, coeducational institution of learning in the tradition of the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers. Iona's 45-acre New Rochelle campus and 28-acre Bronxville campus are just 20 miles north of Midtown Manhattan. With a total enrollment of nearly 4,000 students and an alumni base of more than 50,000 around the world, Iona is a diverse community of learners and scholars dedicated to academic excellence and the values of justice, peace and service. Iona is highly accredited, offering undergraduate degrees in liberal arts, science and business administration, as well as Master of Arts, Master of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees and numerous advanced certificate programs. Iona students enjoy small class sizes, engaged professors and a wide array of academic programs across the School of Arts & Science; LaPenta School of Business; NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences; and Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Iona is widely recognized in prestigious rankings, including The Princeton Review’s 2024 national list of “The Best 389 Colleges” and The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse’s “2024 Best Colleges in America,” which ranked Iona at #66 in the nation overall and #8 in the nation among Catholic schools. Iona’s LaPenta School of Business is also accredited by AACSB International, a recognition awarded to just six percent of business schools worldwide. In addition, The Princeton Review recognized Iona’s on-campus MBA program as a “Best Business School for 2023.” Iona also offers a fully online MBA program for even greater flexibility. In July 2021, Iona announced the establishment of the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences, which is now principally located on Iona’s Bronxville campus in collaboration with NewYork-Presbyterian. Connecting to its Irish heritage, the University also recently announced it is expanding abroad with a new campus in County Mayo, Ireland. A school on the rise, Iona officially changed its status from College to University on July 1, 2022, reflecting the growth of its academic programs and the prestige of an Iona education.