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Stockton University

Galloway, NJ


  • Type
    4-year • Public
  • Campus Life
    Medium • Suburban
  • Average Per Year After Aid
  • SAT Range
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Stockton University is a medium, 4-year, public university. This coed college is located in a large town in a suburban setting and is primarily a residential campus. It offers bachelor's, certificate, master's, and doctoral degrees.

From the Institution

Founded in 1969, Stockton University ranks among the top 100 public institutions in the U.S. Stockton proudly offers the academic, technological and cultural advantages of a large institution combined with the community spirit of a small liberal arts college. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. The University's commitment to cultural diversity and our welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to live and learn. With nearly 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 700 full-time and part-time faculty members, Stockton offers more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs in its seven academic schools, in a primarily in-person learning environment. Stockton thrives as a distinctive institution, providing a diverse, values-based, student-centered environment of exceptional teaching and learning. As an Anchor Institution in southern New Jersey, Stockton is committed to being in and of the community. To be a strong partner, we collaborate with our neighbors to make a positive impact on the region. The Stockton approach to higher education includes a focus on civic engagement, developing our students to be leaders in their community through service-learning, social justice and other experiential learning opportunities. Students can get involved outside of class in more than 200 clubs and organizations. Located one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, Stockton offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600-acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Admission to Stockton is standardized-test optional. The Stockton Promise and other financial aid programs make Stockton affordable and accessible. Almost 90% of students receive financial aid or scholarships. Stockton's athletic teams, known as the Ospreys, compete in 19 NCAA Division III sports in the New Jersey Athletic Conference.

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September 1
Regular Application Due

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