Colleges & Universities of New Jersey

NJ Apartment Rentals Near Colleges & Universities

Do you work at or attend a college or university in New Jersey? Attending or working at a university can be an enriching experience but finding that perfect apartment for rent is not always easy. In the New Jersey area, you have a plethora of condos, apartment complexes, townhouses, and other living options within minutes of some of the best colleges and universities. Are you a student, teacher, or staff member looking for a conveniently located and affordable place to live? Look no further.

Rutgers University (New Brunswick, New Jersey)

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Situated in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, Southridge Woods apartments is a residential community that contain 1 & 2 bedroom affordable luxury living apartments. These rental units are newly renovated with high ceilings, chef inspired gourmet kitchens and in-unit washer and dryers. Residents of Southridge Woods apartments have access to the state-of-the are fitness center, swimming pool and 24-hour emergency maintenance.

Featured Community: Millbrook Village

Countertop, new appliances and open space in a kitchen at Millbrook Village

Distance from Rutgers: 4.3 miles, 15 minutes

Millbrook Village is home to 557 1- and 2-bedroom apartments from 875 to 1,240 sq ft with spacious layouts. With a swimming pool, laundry facilities, and 24-hour emergency maintenance, you’ll feel at home at Millbrook Village.


Featured Community: Talmadge Village

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Distance From Rutgers: 6.8 miles (15 minutes by car)

Situated in the small city of Edison, New Jersey, Talmadge Village is a residential community that boasts over 300 apartments that come in a number of variations. Ranging in size from 659 to 1319 square feet, there are one-bedroom units to three-bedroom duplexes available. Residents of Talmadge Village have access to the pool and 24-hour emergency maintenance.


Monmouth University (West Long Branch, New Jersey)

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Monmouth University, established in 1933, was formerly known as Monmouth Junior College, a two-year institution where high school graduates could attend school during the height of the Great Depression. Over time, Monmouth University has become the institution of higher learning that it is today – with a picturesque campus just a mile from the ocean, 32 undergraduate programs, 24 graduate programs, and a number of certification programs to choose from. If you are looking for an intimate classroom setting with a course of study tailored to meet your academic needs, Monmouth University is an excellent option for any pupil. Programs available at Monmouth University are marketing, business, management, education, homeland security, law enforcement, and psychology.

Featured Community: Middlebrook at Monmouth

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Distance from Monmouth: 4.1 miles (12 minutes) 

Middlebrook at Monmouth is a living community that brings college students and professors total convenience, and it gives parents peace of mind.   

With one and two bedroom unit options, there’s ample space to for all your needs–you can easily transform an area of the apartment into a personal office for study! Yup. They’re that big. Not only are many units recently renovated, but parents can rest easy knowing that this community comes with 24-hour emergency maintenance and security lighting.  

Plus, you never have to worry about your student going hungry. Every unit is complete with a separate dining room, eat-in-kitchen, refrigerator, range, hardwood flooring, air conditioner and walk-in closet. This means that they have enough space to master their cooking skills and entertain on the weekends (when there’s not an exam, of course). To get the food for said meals and entertainment, they’ll never have to go far in search for supplies. A food store, sub eateries, and a liquor store are all within walking distance.  

 Think your college student is ready for the most convenient, affordable and safe off campus housing this year? 


Rider University (Lawrenceville, New Jersey)

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Rider University had its beginnings in 1865 when it opened as Trenton Business College with the intent of training leaders. Ranked by the Princeton Review as a “Best 380 College” and in the top tier of northern regional universities by the U.S. News & World Report, Rider University has 67 undergraduate programs and 35 graduate programs for students to choose from. Among the programs offered at Rider University are business administration, liberal arts, education, fine and performing arts, science, leadership, and counseling. The schools at Rider University are the College of Business Administration, the College of Continuing Studies, the Westminster College of the Arts, and the College of Liberal Arts, Education, and Sciences.

Featured Community: Windsor Woods

Distance from Rider: 5.8 miles (8 minutes by car)

Windsor Woods is a living community that boasts 200 rental units that feature luxurious interiors and attractive amenities. Ranging from 735 to 1,275 square feet, each unit is outfitted with a ceramic-tiled kitchen and bathroom, generous closet space, and a washer and dryer. Select units have a private patio or balcony.


Montclair State University (Montclair, New Jersey)

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Located in Essex County, Montclair State University opened its doors in 1908 as the New Jersey State Normal School where its focus was to train professional teachers for the workforce. Montclair today is a university that boasts over 20,000 students and over 300 doctoral, masters and baccalaureate programs. Ranked by Forbes as being one of the 25 Best Buy Colleges in the northeast, Montclair State offers programs such as business administration and management, psychology, biology, consumer sciences/human sciences, and multidisciplinary studies. Additionally, Montclair is designated as a Research Doctoral University by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Learning.

Featured Community: Oakes Pond at Bloomfield

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Distance from Montclair: 7.2 miles (12 minutes by car)

At Oakes Pond in Bloomfield, residents can choose from luxurious one or two bedroom apartments, and also have access to a swimming pool, fitness center. Within each apartment, residents will find granite countertops, walk-in closets, and stainless steel appliances. You’ll also be close to everything that’s happening in Bloomfield.


Fairleigh Dickinson (Teaneck, New Jersey)

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Fairleigh Dickinson University was founded in 1942 and has grown to become the largest private university in New Jersey. Located in Teaneck (Bergen County), Fairleigh Dickinson has over 11,500 students (who come from 32 states and 72 countries) and over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs to choose from. The university offers the following programs: general studies and humanities, marketing, business, management, psychology, health, and liberal arts and sciences. Additionally, Fairleigh Dickinson University has two locations where students can attend classes: the Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck and the Florham Campus in Madison.

Featured Community: Fair Lawn Promenade

Distance from Farleigh Dickinson: 6.8 miles (10 minutes by car)

Fawn Lawn Promenade is a vibrant mixed use community situated in historic Fair Lawn, New Jersey. Each luxurious unit features top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, granite kitchen countertops, plush wall-to-wall carpet, air conditioning, and a private patio or balcony. External amenities include a community room, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a daytime concierge, easy access to public transportation, and a multitude of shops and eateries within walking distance.