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New Jersey's distinctive public universy, nestled in 2,000+ acres of New Jersey’s Pinelands, is the largest college campus in the state.

Stockton University is ranked in 2017 one of the top 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 University was named a 2016 “Best in the Northeast” college by The Princeton Review.

With its recent change from college to university status, Stockton University continues its consistent misson "excellence in teaching, dedication to learning, and a tradition of community service." Stockton geographic reach has increased in recent years with opening of instructional sites in south New Jersey.

Best known as a "Green College" for environmental excellence, the distinctive Stockton University is 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.

Living in the Ospreys Community

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 university. 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.

Points of Interest include:

  • Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
  • FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center
  • Galloway National Golf Club designed by Tom Fazio
  • Historic Smithville and Village Greene
  • Renault Winery and Vineyards

Stockton University also operates the historic Seaview Resort and Spa, founded in 1914 and now integrated into the Universty's Hospitality and Tourism Management Program.