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Stockton University

Galloway, NJ

Overview

Choose how you live & learn!

Stockton University is a highly ranked public university in southern New Jersey offering over 160 unique areas of undergraduate study, including majors, minors, and certificates, as well as 18 graduate programs. Students enjoy small class sizes, modern facilities, and exceptional educational experiences across two residential campuses in Galloway and Atlantic City and three additional instructional locations in Manahawkin, Hammonton, and Woodbine.

One of the Nation's Best

Stockton is recognized among the top 10 Public Regional Universities in the North by U.S. News & World Report; Best Regional Colleges in the Northeast by The Princeton Review; Best Colleges for Your Money by Money Magazine; Best Value Colleges List by Forbes; Best for Vets by Military Times and Higher Education Excellence in Diversity from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine. 

Stockton also placed in the top 8% nationally on the 2020 Social Mobility Index from CollegeNet, indicating Stockton’s ability to successfully enroll economically disadvantaged students and help them graduate and get good jobs.

A Quality Education Within Your Reach

Stockton is committed to providing students with a quality education at an affordable cost. The new Stockton Promise grant program provides up to four years of free tuition and fees to eligible students. All students are automatically considered for merit scholarships at the point of admission, and need-based aid (as determined by the FAFSA) is allocated by our Office of Financial Aid. Foundation Scholarships are available to current Stockton students.

Learn from Leaders

Stockton's faculty represent diverse academic, training, and social backgrounds, with 92 percent holding the highest degree in their field. Small class sizes and individual research opportunities afford students the opportunity to work closely with their professors. Among Stockton's distinguished faculty are Fulbright Scholars, Pulitzer Prize-awarded authors,Guggenheim Fellows and world-renowned experts in Holocaust studies, psychology, and physics.

Commitment to Building Community

Stockton encourages students to explore their interests both in the classroom and beyond, with over 200 student organizations, NCAA Division III athletics, and numerous service-learning and community engagement opportunities. Students have the opportunity to build a co-curricular record reflecting all of their out-of-the-classroom involvement throughout their time at Stockton, including clubs, Greek organizations, honors societies, leadership roles, and service-related activities.

Ready for the Future

Students are encouraged to visit the Office of Career Education & Development as early as their freshman year to join a career community, begin discussing internship opportunities, or learn more about graduate school. Hundreds of Stockton students have participated in the Washington Internship Program, which enables students to gain professional work experience in the nation's capital. 

With a 4-year graduation rate 17% above the national average, Stockton Ospreys are prepared to soar and succeed, in and out of the classroom!

Location & Contact

Address 101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway, NJ  08205-9441
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Heinrich
Chief Enrollment Management Officer
Email: Robert.Heinrich@stockton.edu
Phone: 609-652-4261

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Public Health, Other Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy And Religious Studies, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,262
Applied
5,614
Accepted
8,846
Enrolled
77%
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Female Admissions

4,592
Females Applied
3,673
Females Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,670
Males Applied
1,941
Males Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.55
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Recommended Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 3
3 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen September 1st August 1st
Out of state Fall freshmen September 1st January 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer September 1st August 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 573 510 600
SAT Math 566 503 590
ACT Composite 27 20 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

14,885
In-state
22,467
Out-of-state
14,885
In-district
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Fees

2,395
Full-time student fees
12,666
Room & board
9,367
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

17,758
Avg. Financial Aid Package
18,594
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,387
Avg. Loan Aid
8,103
Avg. Grant Aid
9,301
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
77%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
43%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

8,846
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.2%
Black or African American 8.79%
White or Caucasian 62.59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.16%
Asian 6.97%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 3.49%
Other 0.92%

Gender

Male (39.87%)
Female (60.13%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 23%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Meet the Greeks, University Weekend and Lolla-No-Booza

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Occupational Therapy Club, Sign Language Club, Animal Friendly Organization, Commuters on the Go and Archery Recreational Club of Stockton

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing No No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

784
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 335
Part-time - 449
Male - 449
Female - 335
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