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Stockton State Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
84.4%
Admission Difficulty for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Stockton State and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #29 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,133 out of 6,084 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Stockton State SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
95%
SAT Scores for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1100

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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 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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
1190 and Above Good >90%
1095 to 1190 Avg + 84%-90%
1000 to 1095 Avg - 76%-84%
905 to 1000 Reach 64%-76%
Less than 905 Low <64%
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Stockton State ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
15%
ACT Scores for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 21

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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in New Jersey for highest average ACT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >91%
21 to 25 Avg + 84%-91%
18 to 21 Avg - 77%-84%
15 to 18 Reach 68%-77%
Less than 15 Low <68%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need above average high school grades to get into The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. 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 84% of all applicants.

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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%

Admission Statistics

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,751 2,333 6,084
Accepted 3,222 1,911 5,133
Acceptance Rate 86% 82% 84%
Enrolled 946 649 1,595
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 34% 31%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
93

Applicants have 93 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on May 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Stockton State before the May 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 14 Mar 27
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and what considerations affect 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

84% of those who apply are granted admission to Stockton State. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1190. 95% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. 15% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.