The main campus of Rowan University is nestled in the historic New Jersey town of Glassboro. Known for its rich heritage in glass manufacturing, Glassboro, like its namesake, is home to approximately 20,000 permanent residents. Glassboro features a multitude of restaurants and entertainment options, all of which are within walking distance from campus.
Rowan’s location puts you 30 minutes away from the historic city of Philadelphia, the birthplace of American independence in 1776. From hip South Street to historic Old City, Philly is easily accessible by public transportation or car. Shop tax-free in Delaware, which is only 30 minutes away to the south, or stroll the boardwalk in Atlantic City, just an hour from campus. Enjoy the surf and sand of the famous Jersey Shore, only an hour away to the east. Rowan’s campus also puts you just two and half hours away from New York City and Washington, D.C., where you can explore all the landmarks, museums, cuisine, and more that each city has to offer.