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New Jersey's Distinctive Public College- Stockton College, nestled in 2,000+ acres of New Jersey’s Pinelands, is the largest college campus in the state.
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey is ranked one of the top 15 public colleges and universities in the North by U.S. News & World Report. Stockton was also named in 2014 by experts as one of the top six "Up-and-Coming Schools" in the North and recognized as "making the most promising and innovative changes in the areas of academics, faculty and student life." The College was named a “Best in the Northeast” college by The Princeton Review.
Best known as a "Green College" for environmental excellence, the distinctive Stockton College is a mid-sized, award-winning liberal arts college nestled on a 2,000+ 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.
Stockton’s co-curricular life includes a broad range of activities including cultural programs and lectures, extensive wellness and recreation programs, intramural and intercollegiate athletics, and a number of student-initiated activities and events, all of which combine to create a vibrant atmosphere at the college. The more than 100 existing clubs and organizations that operate on campus involve students, staff and faculty. Some are social, others are cultural, and others provide a recreational dimension to student life. If a student wants to be part of a club that does not yet exist, they can create a constitution to form a new club for other students to join. The recreational dimension includes intercollegiate sports, varsity club sports, club sports and intramural athletics. Supported by excellent facilities and a diverse athletics and recreation staff, Stockton’s programs offer the campus community a broad spectrum of individual and team opportunities.
Galloway Township is in the northeast corner of Atlantic County, New Jersey. As of the United States 2010 Census, the township population was 37,349. At 114.8 squares miles of total area, Galloway Township is the largest municipality in the State of New Jersey. Both the Garden State Parkway and the Atlantic City Expressway run through Galloway Township, each with several interchanges in the township.
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The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey also operates the historic Seaview Resort and Spa, founded in 1914 and now integrated into the College's Hospitality and Tourism Management Program.
|Total Undergraduate Students||7,539|
|American Indian / Alaskan Native||8||<1%|
|African American / Black||456||6%|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||15||<1%|
|Two or More Races||213||3%|
|Race/Ethnicity Not Reported||96||1%|
|Where do RSCNJ undergraduates call home?|
|Other US States & Territories||1%|
|How old are RSCNJ undergraduates?|
|Percent of Undergraduates Age 25 or Older||15%|
|Test Scores of Enrolled New Freshmen||ACT||SAT|
|Composite||20 - 24|
|Math||19 - 24||500 - 600|
|English||19 - 23|
|Critical Reading||480 - 570|
|High School Background of Enrolled New Freshmen|
|Percent in top 25% of High School Graduating Class||60%|
|Percent in top 50% of High School Graduating Class||95%|
|Percent of New Freshmen who submitted HS GPA||79%|
|Average High School GPA Data Not Available|
The cost to attend The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey varies based on the individual circumstances of students and may be reduced through grants and scholarships.
NOTE: Students may receive aid from more than one source.
|Students per Faculty||17 to 1|
|Undergraduate classes with fewer than 30 students||58%|
|Undergraduate classes with fewer than 50 students||98%|
|Total Full-Time Instructional Faculty||291|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Are Female||51%|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Are Persons of Color||27%|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Have the Highest Academic Degree Offered in Their Field of Study||96%|
73% of new freshmen live in campus-based housing or residence halls.
36% of all undergraduates live on campus
Our Police Department is a full-time, sworn law enforcement agency accredited by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police and is responsible for the safety and security of the campus. Safety on campus is everyone’s business. We have long embraced community policing and seek to develop partnerships with the community we serve and work with them to solve problems. Through these partnerships we develop the trust of our community, which helps us provide a safe and secure environment.
The Carnegie Classification's were created "to reference the great diversity of colleges and universities in the United States, and ... enable [people] to identify groups of roughly comparable institutions." For information on the Carnegie Classifications system, please visit their website: http://classifications.carnegiefoundation.org/
Your college career can be greatly enhanced by our experiences outside the classroom, and clubs and organizations can provide excellent opportunities. There is no better way to get to know people and to become an integral part of the Stockton community.
At Stockton, we evaluate the quality of student experiences in every aspect of co-curricular engagement: clubs and organizations, residential life, dining services, athletics, health and other support services. We participate in Educational Benchmarking, Incorporated measurements, student survey research, focus groups and external consultant reviews, always ensuring that we use results to improve student experiences.
Institutions participating in the VSA program measure student involvement on campus using one of four national surveys. Results from the one survey are reported for a common set of questions selected as part of VSA. Following are the selected results from the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). The questions have been grouped together in categories that are known to contribute to student learning and development. The results reported below are based on the responses of seniors who participated in the survey.
|Degrees awarded at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in 2012-13|
|Areas of Study with the largest number of bachelor's degrees awarded in 2012-13|
|Business Administration and Management, General.||15%|
|Biology/Biological Sciences, General.||8%|
|Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.||6%|
|Links to degree programs at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey|
First-time students in Fall 2012 that returned for their second year: 87%