New Jersey's Newest University Offers Quality, Value, Distinction, and Location
Stockton University (Stockton) is a selective, midsized, highly-ranked public undergraduate and graduate university of the arts, sciences and professional studies in southern New Jersey. Students enjoy small class sizes, modern facilities, exceptional educational experiences, an environmentally friendly campus, great locations, and reasonable tuition. Stockton enrolls more than 8,500 students from New Jersey and the surrounding Mid-Atlantic states.
One of the Nation's Best
Stockton is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as Best Regional Colleges and Universities of the North (top-10); Best in the Northeast and one of America's top rated Green Colleges by The Princeton Review; Kiplinger's best buys in public colleges and universities; Alliance for Environmental Education selected Environmental Studies and Marine Sciences programs for Education for the Earth: A Guide to Top Environmental Studies Programs; recognized for innovation by the National Science Foundation; Best for Vets Colleges by Military Times.
Degree Programs with Personalized Options
The university offers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees in the arts and humanities; business; health sciences; professional studies; and social, behavioral, and natural sciences. Popular majors include business administration, hospitality and tourism management, criminal justice, environmental and marine sciences, psychology, and education. Stockton's flexible curriculum allows students to prepare for professional careers in dentistry, law, medicine, and veterinary medicine, while pursuing a traditional major. The university's academic programs are structured around a preceptorial system. This allows students to work on a personalized basis with an assigned faculty-staff preceptor (adviser) on evaluating and planning individual courses of study and career alternatives.
Freshman Seminar and First Year Experience
Stockton requires all first-time freshmen to take part in the Freshman Seminar and First Year Experience, an academic introduction to the life of the mind. The program brings students together in an intellectual and social community through interlocking events and programs designed to span the academic, co-curricular, and informational aspects of the educational experience.
Pre-Professional, Professional, and Dual-Degree Programs
The university offers pre-professional degree programs in communication disorders, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, and podiatry, with the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy and the Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees completed at Stockton. Stockton has accelerated seven-year, dual-degree articulation agreements with the Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine (BS/DO) and the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University. Stockton also has dual-degree program agreements with the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Rutgers University, and Rowan University for students interested in engineering; NJIT for students interested in Pharmaceutical Engineering; University of Delaware for Medical Technology; and Jefferson University for Physician Assistant.
Students Work Closely With Faculty
Stockton's 321 full-time faculty members represent highly diverse academic, training, and social backgrounds, with 94 percent holding the highest degree in their field. Small class sizes and individual research opportunities afford students opportunities to work closely with faculty members. Among Stockton's distinguished faculty are Pulitzer Prize winners, Guggenheim Fellowship winners, and world-renowned experts in Holocaust studies, psychology, and physics.
Campus Living and Activities
On campus living is a safe and supportive environment where students build long lasting relationships. The residential community provides engaging activities that prepare students for learning, living, and working in an ever-changing global world. The Commuter Connection addresses the needs and concerns of the off-campus and commuter population, providing a comprehensive range of programs, support, and source of information, integrating off-campus and commuter students into student life. More than 175 student clubs and organizations at Stockton support the academic, professional, social, religious, community, political, and personal interests of students, in addition to 22 national fraternities and sororities.
Variety of Sports and Recreation Choices
Students, faculty, and staff members join together in an intramural and club sports program that range from deep sea fishing, fencing and scuba to flag football, indoor soccer, dodgeball and street or ice hockey. At the intercollegiate level, Stockton fields NCAA Division III teams in men's baseball, basketball, lacrosse, and soccer; women's basketball, crew, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball; and men's and women's cross country and track and field. A multi-purpose sports and recreation center offers fitness facilities, racquetball courts, weight rooms, a gymnasium, and outdoor recreational facilities.
Internships and Off-Campus Programs
Internships, research projects, and field studies are key features of most degree programs at Stockton. Study abroad, Semester at Sea, and an independent study with a professor/mentor/scholar are available. The Washington, D.C. Internship Program enables students to gain professional work experience in the nation's capital. Stockton sends more students to this program than any other college or university outside the Washington, D.C. area. The Career Center can help with everything from exploring career interests to finding internships to applying for grad school or beginning a major job search.
Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid
Tuition costs, room and board fees, and other applicable charges vary for in-state and out-of-state students. Need-based and merit-based financial aid is available in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. Stockton offers aggressive and generous scholarship opportunities for academically talented freshman and transfer students based on standardized test scores, grade point average, high school class rank, and college level performance.
Natural Setting Near City and Sand
Stockton's environmentally friendly campus in Galloway N.J., has a rural, park-like feel, yet is close to a variety of cultural and recreational activities, with nearby shopping and dining. The stunning 2,000-acre main campus is nestled in the environmentally protected Pinelands National Reserve - just minutes west of Atlantic City and Jersey Shore beaches; an hour west to Philadelphia and two hours north to New York City. Courses are also offered online, and at our educational centers in Hammonton, Manahawkin, Woodbine, the Carnegie Library Center and our new campus in Atlantic City.
Location & Contact
Galloway, NJ 08205-9441
Majors & Degrees
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||Associate||Bachelors|
|Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||Associate||Bachelors|
|Business Administration And Management|
|Communication, Journalism And Related Programs||Associate||Bachelors|
|Speech Communication And Rhetoric|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||Associate||Bachelors|
|Education (multiple Levels)|
|English Language And Literature/Letters||Associate||Bachelors|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||Associate||Bachelors|
|Foreign Languages And Literatures|
|Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences||Associate||Bachelors|
|Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences|
|Public Health Related|
|Registered Nursing/registered Nurse|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||Associate||Bachelors|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies|
|Mathematics And Statistics||Associate||Bachelors|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||Associate||Bachelors|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies||Associate||Bachelors|
|Kinesiology And Exercise Science|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||Associate||Bachelors|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||Associate||Bachelors|
|Political Science And Government|
|Visual And Performing Arts||Associate||Bachelors|
|Visual And Performing Arts|
|Type||Application Closing||Notification Date||Rolling Admissions|
|Fall freshmen||May 1st||May 15th|
|Other early decision plan||Not reported||Not reported|
|Transfer||June 1st||June 15th||Yes|
Test Scores Accepted
|Test||Avg. Score Accepted||25th Percentile||75th Percentile|
|SAT Critical Reading||510||610|
Tuition & Fees
|Black or African American||8.02%|
|White or Caucasian||68.44%|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||0.13%|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||0.22%|
|Two or more races||2.28%|
Freshman car parking
|% of undergrad students who live in college housing||37%|
Meet the Greeks, University Weekend and Lolla-No-Booza
Occupational Therapy Club, Sign Language Club, Animal Friendly Organization, Commuters on the Go and Archery Recreational Club of Stockton
Campus Security & Safety
on-campus sworn/commissioned police force
|Cross-country Running||No||Division 3||No|
|Track And Field||No||Division 3||No|
|Cross-country Running||No||Division 3||No|
|Field Hockey||No||Division 3||No|
|Track And Field||No||Division 3||No|