About Rowan University
A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate degrees.
Rowan University has evolved from its humble beginning in 1923 as a normal school, with a mission to train teachers for South Jersey classrooms, to a comprehensive public research university with a strong regional reputation. Learn more about our history.
WHERE TO EAT
Rowan University offers a wide variety of food choices across campus that provide convenience, affordability, and flexibility to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Dining options include the Marketplace, the Food Court, Prof’s Place, Starbucks, the Owl’s Nest, and much more.
Rowan’s location puts you 30 minutes away from the historic city of Philadelphia, the birthplace of American independence in 1776. In just under an hour from campus, you can also stroll the boardwalk in Atlantic City, or enjoy the surf and sand of the famous Jersey Shore.
TRAVELING TO ROWAN
Rowan University’s main campus is easily accessible by car, train, or bus. International air and bus service is available to Philadelphia, which is 18 miles northwest of Glassboro. Learn more about traveling to Rowan University’s Glassboro Campus, including directions and transit information.