If you have a passion for discovery and a drive to make a difference, you'll feel right at home here. Located on a beautiful campus in New Rochelle, just 20 miles from Manhattan, Iona University is a place where motivated students connect with dedicated faculty.  Iona is one of the most highly accredited colleges in New York. Our growing global network of over 50,000 alumni offers you valuable connections to high-profile internships and jobs. 

Academic Programs

  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Performing Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Distance/online learning
  • Honors Program
  • CAP Program
  • Performing Arts
  • Club Sports
  • Community Service

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


We are a close-knit, welcoming community that is focused on supporting you and your goals. In small classes, you will get to know dedicated, accomplished professors who will become your mentors and advisors during your time at Iona and beyond. We combine our rigorous academic programs with research, internships and service-learning opportunities so that you will graduate with practical skills and real-world experience––and a ready-made network of Iona faculty and alumni who will open doors for you!  Iona University is a test-optional for general admission.  


Iona University is an inviting community that welcomes and supports transfer students. If you have attended any college, please apply as a transfer student. If you are looking for challenging academics combined with a strong focus on practical, real-world experience, Iona is the right fit for you. We are committed to making the transfer process smooth and worry-free.

Additional Information

Please send all correspondence for Undergraduate Admissions to:
Iona University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
715 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801

Contact Information:
(914) 633-2622

Visit us

Come see us in-person or virtually!  Iona offers the best of both worlds – a beautiful suburban campus setting in New Rochelle only 20 miles away from the heart of New York City. Please use our campus visits portal to schedule an information session and tour.

"I am looking forward to taking the lessons I’ve learned at Iona and applying them in the real world."

Lynnie Chong, Biochemistry, Class of 2022