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Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

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About Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey was founded in 1969, and accepted its charter class in 1971. The college is located in Galloway Township, New Jersey, United States. It is an undergraduate and graduate college of the arts, sciences and professional studies of the New Jersey system of higher education.

Stockton College has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools since 1975 and reaccredited in 2007 recently.

According to U.S. News and World Report, Stockton College has ranked once again in the first tier of the Best Universities/Master's in the North (America's Best Colleges for 2013), and its now among this category's top 50 (47th) and among the top-15 public institutions (11th place). Stockton also classified as a "highly selective college" by the Princeton Review.

Stockton College provides academic programs in various fields including Criminal Justice, Psychology, Environmental Science, Biology, Business, and Literature. Additionally, courses are offered in emerging fields such as Computational Science, Tourism and Hospitality Management, and Homeland Security. Stockton also offers a Doctor of Physical Therapy program.

Campus information

There are variety notable facilities provided by Stockton including:

  • Art gallery
  • Astronomical observatory
  • AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Division
  • Campus radio station WLFR-FM
  • Campus-wide wireless network
  • Computer labs
  • Sports Center

Stockton also provides living on campus service to students and has five housing units on campus. Housing II and III are traditional residence halls while Housing I, IV and V are all various apartment style complexes. Rooms are completely furnished with trash cans, lamps, telephones, air conditioning, carpeting, and curtains. Cable TV and telephone service are also provided. Single rooms are generally available for new students.

Stockton College is conveniently located just minutes from shore resorts, one hour from Philadelphia, and two hours from New York City

Stockton College is accessible by several NJ transits that provide conveniences to the students. Stockton also provides free shuttle service to the Egg Harbor City Train Station.


At Stockton University we prefer that all Freshmen (first year students) reside in Housing II and Housing III because the Office of Residential Life promotes and values the First Year Residential Experience, to better acquaint the incoming students with Stockton University.

To be eligible for on-campus housing students must:

  • Maintain Full-Time course load
  • Meet all health immunization requirements
  • Pay for a meal plan (if not living in the apartment with a kitchen)
  • Pay Housing Deposit and sign Housing Contract


Courses available 10

Accounting & Finance 2 Business, Management 3 Creative Arts & Design 5


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