Living in Hoboken
The Mile Square
Ranked one of the nation’s best college towns by The Princeton Review and “the most exciting small city in America” by Movoto, Stevens’ hometown of Hoboken, N.J. is only one square mile in size, but within this small area is one of the nation’s most unique, vibrant and walkable urban communities. Offering a wide variety of options for shopping, restaurants, parks and nightlife – as well as numerous cultural, music and ethnic festivals throughout the year – Hoboken is a dynamic, comfortable and culturally-diverse residential community as well as popular tourist destination. It is known as the birthplace of baseball and Frank Sinatra, as well as the home of Carlo’s Bakery, famous from TLC’s “Cake Boss.” Learn more about Hoboken at www.hobokennj.org and www.visitnj.org/hoboken.
Minutes from Manhattan, Miles Ahead
Stevens’ historic and distinctive campus offers spectacular views of the Hudson River and Manhattan, which is easily accessible in only ten minutes. Manhattan attracts millions of visitors eager to experience the virtually endless possibilities for shopping, dining, nightlife and the arts – from Times Square to Central Park to Broadway to Chinatown. Stevens students also gain access to the financial capital of the world, where job and internship opportunities abound.
Getting to New York City
You can get to different parts of Manhattan quickly and conveniently by bus, subway, ferry or car.
- Bus: Take the NJ Transit #126 Bus to Port Authority Terminal in New York City. Visit www.njtransit.com for full scheduling information.
- Subway: Take the PATH train from Hoboken Terminal to New York City stations located at a number of locations from Lower Manhattan to Midtown Manhattan. Visit www.panynj.gov/path for full scheduling information.
- Ferry: Take an NY Waterway Ferry from Hoboken Terminal or Hoboken 14th Street to a number of New York City ferry terminals. Visit www.nywaterway.com for full scheduling information.
- Car: Stevens is located between the Holland Tunnel and Lincoln Tunnel. For driving directions to your desired location in New York City, visit www.stevens.edu/sit/maps/driving-directions.