Visit these Bronx Colleges & Universities

Nearby Institutions for Higher Education

Whether you’re visiting a student, touring a local campus, or just interested in classical architecture, the Opera House Hotel puts you in close proximity to numerous Bronx colleges and universities. In addition, schools in northern Manhattan can be accessed by the 2 and 5 express lines at the nearby 3rd Avenue – 149th Street subway station.

The Opera House Hotel offers an ideal location for visiting the following educational facilities:

Fordham University – Rose Hill Campus

Fordham University’s Rose Hill Campus is among one of the largest privately owned green spaces in New York City. In addition to contemporary buildings, this renowned institution features beautiful nineteenth century architecture. With a strong humanities focus, notable alumni include Denzel Washington, Lorenzo Mendoza, and Alan Alda.

Address:
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458

Lehman College

This coeducational liberal arts college is located near the Jerome Park Reservoir and has just over 10,000 enrolled undergraduates. The school is named after Herbert H. Lehman, a former New York governor and United States senator.

Address:
250 Bedford Park Boulevard W
Bronx, NY 10468

Manhattan College

Located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, this relatively small campus is situated near Van Cortlandt Park, the third largest park in New York City. This private, Roman Catholic, liberal arts school was formerly located in Manhattan—hence the name.

Address:
4513 Manhattan College Parkway
Bronx, NY 10471

The City College of New York

This public senior college is located in Harlem and is the oldest of the 24 schools within the City University of New York (CUNY) public university system. It features a neo-Gothic architecture including the iconic Shepard Hall tower serving as a main focal point of the campus.

Address:
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

Columbia University

This renowned Ivy League research institution is located in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Upper Manhattan. Established in 1754 as King’s College, it boasts the honor of being the oldest college in the state of New York. The Pulitzer Prize achievement award is administered annually by this prestigious university.

Address:
116th Street & Broadway
New York, NY 10027