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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, home to the hub of international finance, arts, sports and communication – with endless recreational and cultural offerings right at your doorstep!

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City of New Rochelle

Aerial photo of Iona College campus
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. There are also many great opportunities to explore and access greater Westchester County and New York City!

New York City

Two Iona students in Times Square
Iona is located only 20 miles north of Manhattan – a quick train ride on the nearby Metro North rail line will get you to the entertainment capital of the world.