The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

101 Vera King Farris, Galloway, NJ 08205-9441
Tel: (609)652-1776
Public | 8,140 students
The Richard Stockton College is a mid-sized, award-winning liberal arts college nestled on a 1,600-acre campus in pristine southeastern New Jersey pinelands. We're just 20 minutes driving distance from Jersey Shore beaches; an hour to Philadelphia; and two hours to New York City. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey offers undergraduate and graduate academic programs. Our academic programs offer students a real understanding of the ideas and methods of their disciplines, including those most recently developed.

School Overview:

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
CountyAtlantic County, NJ
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
373 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment8,140 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
7,100 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
1,040 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
7,340 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
800 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted57%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)470-570450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)500-600460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)470-570440-570
ACT English (25-75%)18-2119-25
ACT Math (25-75%)18-2218-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)19-2120-25

School Notes:

  • Richard Stockton College has the look and feel of a private college because of our size and our focus on student learning. But we are a public college with one of the lowest costs within the state. In short, we have the educational benefits of a private college and the cultural benefits of a public university.
  • Based in the liberal arts, we also have strong programs in many professional programs. We graduate the highest number of majors in science and mathematics among the New Jersey state colleges and universities. Our health science programs are enhanced by having two hospitals on our campus, the AtlantiCare Mainland Hospital and the Bacharach Rehabilitation Hospital. The environmental sciences use our 1,600 acre campus as a natural laboratory for field activities. A 400 acre ecological reserve is set aside solely for natural science research. Few colleges can match the diversity of habitats and study areas available on the Stockton campus.
  • To encourage and reward academic excellence, Stockton College offers two scholarship programs; one for new students, another for students who are already in attendance. Two offices administer the programs; the Office of Enrollment Management and the Office of College Development.
  • In October 2003, U.S. News and World Report, one of the best-known rankings of colleges and universities, listed The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey among the top five national public liberal arts colleges in the country. It was the second time in four years Stockton made the top five.
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