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Chances of getting into The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
76.3%
Admission Difficulty for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Stockton State and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,277 out of 6,914 applicants were admitted making The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 53 percent. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Stockton State SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1020-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
95%
SAT Scores for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Average SAT Score 1120

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey?

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #12 in New Jersey for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 95 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >84%
1115 to 1210 Avg + 76%-84%
1020 to 1115 Avg - 65%-76%
925 to 1020 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 925 Low <52%
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Stockton State ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
15%
ACT Scores for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Stockton State?

Admission data indicates that Stockton State regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in New Jersey for highest average ACT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >84%
23 to 26 Avg + 76%-84%
20 to 23 Avg - 65%-76%
17 to 20 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 17 Low <52%
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Stockton State GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.32*
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Stockton State. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey was 3.32 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 in New Jersey for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.32 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Stockton State accepts 76% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.32 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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High School Class Rank

60% of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 23%
Top 25% of class 60%
Top 50% of class 95%
Bottom 50% of class 5%
Bottom 25% of class 0%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,350 2,564 6,914
Accepted 3,433 1,844 5,277
Acceptance Rate 79% 72% 76%
Enrolled 953 584 1,537
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 28% 32% 29%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 15, 2021
Days left to Apply
17

Applicants have 17 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Mar 15, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and what student information is used for admission decisions?

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=186876 IPEDS survey data for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

FAQs

Does The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey prefer SAT or ACT?

95% of students submit their SAT scores to Stockton State. 15% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey?

76% of those who apply are granted admission to Stockton State. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1210. 95% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 15% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.