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Stockton University

Galloway, New Jersey

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Stockton University overview
Location Galloway, New Jersey
Online stockton.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Stockton University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, located in Galloway, is a public institution established in 1969 and set on a sprawling 1,600-acre campus in the Pinelands National Reserve. Approximately 12 miles northwest of Atlantic City, Stockton College offers a diverse array of undergraduate and graduate programs, including notable degrees in environmental science, education, and business. The college fosters an academic environment with a moderately selective admissions process. Its campus features a mix of modern and environmentally integrated architecture, which is reflective of its commitment to ecological sustainability. The college provides residential facilities, with options ranging from traditional dormitories to apartment-style living for its student body. Although not primarily recognized for its athletic programs, Stockton College participates in NCAA Division III sports and the student teams are known as the Ospreys.

In the most recent statistical year 9,591 prospective students applied, and 8,204 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,562 enrolled in the school.  8,165 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 915 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $12,740 plus fees of $2,448. Stockton is ranked 553 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Stockton is rated within the top 48% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Stockton University overview
SAT 1050/1250
ACT 18/25
GPA 3.54

Applications Accepted

Stockton University overview
Applications Due Sep 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

New Jersey Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Stockton University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,374
Other Fees$2,448
Room and Board $13,564
Budget for Other Expenses$4,850
Total One Year Cost$34,976

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for Stockton University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,374
Other Fees$2,448
Room and Board $13,564
Budget for Other Expenses$4,850
Total One Year Cost$42,710

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$49,100 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

66% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Stockton University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Social Sciences 14%
Education 12%
Psychology 11%
Biology 11%

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