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Chances of getting into The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
77%
Admission Difficulty for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Average 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Stockton State and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Stockton State is 77%.  It ranks #0 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 5,614 out of 7,262 applicants were admitted.

The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent (SAT 1013/1190 ACT 20/27). The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.55. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Stockton State application fee is $50 and applications are due by Mar 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 95% of students submitted SAT scores and 15% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Stockton State SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1013-1190
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 503
SAT Composite 25th 1013
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

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1013 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 930. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. Stockton State ranks #0 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.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 
1190 and Above Good >86%
1101 to 1190 Avg + 77%-86%
1013 to 1101 Avg - 64%-77%
925 to 1013 Reach 48%-64%
Less than 925 Low <48%
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Stockton State ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
20-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
15%
ACT Scores for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
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 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #0 in New Jersey for highest average ACT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 
27 and Above Good >87%
23 to 27 Avg + 77%-87%
20 to 23 Avg - 66%-77%
17 to 20 Reach 53%-66%
Less than 17 Low <53%
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Stockton State GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.55
Typical High School Grades 
B+

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

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Stockton State. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey was 3.55 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #0 in New Jersey for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.55 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Stockton State accepts 77% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 13.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 18.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 27.0% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 20.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 11.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 9.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 2.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

72% of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey freshman were in the top half 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 14%
Top 25% of class 36%
Top 50% of class 72%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,592 2,670 7,262
Accepted 3,673 1,941 5,614
Acceptance Rate 80% 73% 77%
Enrolled 894 517 1,411
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 27% 25%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 15, 2023
Days left to Apply
105

Applicants have 105 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Mar 15, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey is $50.

Application 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 Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies 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?

77% 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 1013 and 1190. 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 27. 15% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.