Montclair, New Jersey: An Exceptional Location
The University’s park-like, 252-acre campus is primarily located in Montclair, New Jersey, a diverse suburban community of nearly 38,000 residents. A picture-perfect college town, Montclair is filled with cafés and bistros, boutiques and restaurants, movie theaters and art galleries. It is home to the Montclair Film Festival, and the Montclair Art Museum, which is nationally known for its diverse collections. Live theater venues include the Montclair Operetta Company and the Wellmont Theatre.
There are numerous parks and nature reserves in Montclair, as well as public tennis courts, skating rinks and swimming pools. The town is home to minor league baseball’s New Jersey Jackals, a rugby club and a cricket team.
Montclair’s public schools serve students from kindergarten through grade 12, as do a number of private and parochial schools.
The neighboring towns of Bloomfield, Clifton and Little Falls each offer restaurants, shops and cultural activities to explore, while Newark – New Jersey’s largest city and hub for professional sports and big-name concerts – is minutes away.
Montclair is just 14 miles west of New York City. Two campus train stations provide regular service into and out of Manhattan.