The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey is one of America’s most distinctive public colleges, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions. This distinguished college of arts, sciences and professional studies is noted for exceptional program offerings and an interdisciplinary approach to learning, while also providing students with a diverse, high-quality student, faculty and staff population.
The main campus is located on nearly 2,000 acres of the beautiful Pinelands National Reserve, with additional instructional sites in Atlantic City, Hammonton and Manahawkin.
Although young, founded in 1969, Stockton already has a tradition of anticipating and leading changes that other universities and colleges follow. Stockton offers bachelor's and master's degree programs, and a doctoral degree program, all designed to challenge the best and the brightest: our students. We also offer many of the academic, technological and cultural advantages of a large university, but with the community spirit typical of smaller colleges.
Students (Fall 2012)
- 8,400 full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students
- 1,003 first-time freshmen
- 1,067 transfer students
- Noted for our distinguished faculty, including Stephen Dunn, winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, and Wendel A. White, awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2003
- 95% of our professors hold the highest degree in their field
- Ranked once again among the Best Universities/Master's in the North (2013) by U.S. News and World Report, Stockton was named among this category's Top 50 (47th) and is among the Top-15 public institutions (11th).
- Classified as a "highly selective college" by the Princeton Review.
- Environmental Studies and Marine Science programs were selected by Peterson's Guides and the Alliance for Environmental Education for inclusion in Education for the Earth: A Guide to Top Environmental Studies Programs.
- The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Research Center fosters research in holocaust studies to honor victims and survivors of the Holocaust, and to educate present and future generations in understanding racism, anti-Semitism, hatred and oppression.