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A Local Perspective

Glassboro is a borough that is located in Gloucester County in New Jersey. The average population in Glassboro is around 19,000. This is relatively small town that is home to Rowan University. This area of the country is very hot and humid in the summer months but will also experience relatively cool winters. What most people don't know is that this town was established in 1779 by Solomon Stanger and was called "Glassworks in the Woods" because of the town's extensive history with glass work. Glass manufacturers from all specialty areas would visit this town to highlight their work as well as wheel and deal.

Finding a Glassboro Apartment

When to search

As soon as you know you are moving into the Glassboro area you want to begin looking for an apartment. Since this is a relatively small town apartments have a tendency to go fast. So the sooner you get started the better it is.

How to Search

Finding an apartment can be hard, especially when there are so many choices. With our filters, you can narrow your search by price, floorplan, and amenities. Looking for an apartment building with a fitness center, swimming pool, and easy access to a dog park? We've got you covered.

Staying in the know

With Glassboro being a smaller town finding apartments are relatively easy. The college is a great place to start. Student bulletin boards will list housing openings. Another place to look is NJ.com for local listings in the Glassboro area. In addition local newspapers will have apartments listed as well as soon as the landlords list them.

Campuses Nearby

Life in Glassboro


There is no formal public transportation in Glassboro. However the university does have shuttle service to get students to various locations on campus. In addition the campus shuttle service has transportation to get students from one campus to another. Having your own mode of transportation is highly advised. However you can get to various locations on campus usually within a 5 minute walk.

Where to play

While Glassboro is a smaller town it still offers residents and college students things to see and do. There are a number of local eateries to satisfy whatever you crave. There is also a health spa and an indoor pistol range. While Glassboro Is not a major city you will have all the comforts of home here.