Renovations Begin on NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences

New Campus Opening Spring 2023 in Bronxville, N.Y.

Leaders gather in front of the future home of the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences.

Leaders gather in front of the future home of the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences on April 21, 2022. Left to right: William C. Fredericks, Bronxville Trustee; Helen Knapp, Bronxville Trustee; Mary C. Marvin, Bronxville Mayor; Seamus Carey, Ph.D., Iona President; Wilhelmina Manzano, NewYork-Presbyterian Group SVP and Chief Nursing Executive; Mary Taylor Behrens, Bronxville Trustee; and Darrell P. Wheeler, Ph.D., MPH, ACSW, Iona Provost. (Photo credit Lea Carpanzano/Iona College.)

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. —  Renovations are now underway on the future home of the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences in Bronxville, N.Y. Offering a cutting-edge education in state-of-the-art new facilities, classes on Iona’s second campus are expected to commence Spring 2023.

Iona College is building this premier new school of health sciences in collaboration with NewYork-Presbyterian to develop the next generation of world-class health care professionals. Supported by a $20 million gift from NewYork-Presbyterian, the school offers an innovative new vision for collaborative health care education, modern workforce development and community care.

NewYork-Presbyterian is ranked the #1 hospital in New York, according to U.S. News & World Report. NewYork-Presbyterian is also consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, groundbreaking research, and innovative, patient-centered clinical care in collaboration with two renowned medical schools, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Degrees are currently being offered through the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences in Nursing (BS); Social Work (BS); Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology (BA); Occupational Therapy (MS); Communication Sciences & Disorders (MA); Marriage & Family Therapy (MS); and Mental Health Counseling (MA). Direct-entry admission, pending fulfillment of program-specific requirements, is available for the Nursing, Occupational Therapy, and Communication Sciences & Disorders programs.

The Future Home of the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences

ABOUT IONA
Founded in 1940, Iona College 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 over 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’s LaPenta School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, a prestigious recognition awarded to just five percent of business schools worldwide. The Princeton Review recognized Iona’s on-campus MBA program as a “Best Business School for 2021.” Iona College also recently launched a new, fully online MBA program for even greater flexibility. In July 2021, Iona College and NewYork-Presbyterian announced the establishment of the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences, to be principally located on the College’s new campus at 171 White Plains Road, Bronxville, N.Y. Supported by a $20 million gift from NewYork-Presbyterian, the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences is expected to offer a new vision for collaborative health care education, modern workforce development, and community care.