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Why Choose Stockton?

Stockton University was founded in 1969 with the guiding principle of placing students first, and now, over 50 years later, those same principles have helped Stockton grow into a nationally and regionally recognized university. With over 160 areas of study, small class sizes, state-of-the-art facilities, and a flexible liberal arts curriculum, Stockton offers the academic and social advantages of a large university and the communal spirit of a smaller college, all rolled into one. Students are encouraged to take an active role both in and out of the classroom, through numerous internships, service-learning, and civic-engagement opportunities.

Stockton graduates are lifelong learners and global citizens who are ready to face a diverse, ever-changing world. To begin your Stockton journey, visit

From the Pines to the Boards

Stockton University is one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offering unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600-acre Galloway campus nestled in the Pinelands National Reserve, and Stockton University Atlantic City, located steps from the beach and the world-famous Boardwalk in the newly designated University District.

A special 12-month housing rate is offered in Atlantic City for students who want to stay during the summer to work, complete internships or accelerate their academic studies.

Both campuses are easily accessible via public transportation with Atlantic City International Airport 2-miles from the Galloway campus. Additional educational sites include Hammonton, Manahawkin, and Woodbine.

SAT/ACT Optional

Stockton University is SAT/ACT optional for first-year admissions: students are not required to provide test scores when they apply for admission to the University. Select majors may require test scores for admission to the program. Stockton’s test-optional admission policy provides greater access to those students who are successful in the classroom but may not perform well on standardized tests. For more information, visit

Stockton University Promise: Providing Qualified Students with FREE Tuition & Fees

As part of Stockton’s commitment to reducing students’ dependence on loans, the Stockton Promise grant program provides eligible first-year and transfer students with free tuition and fees. Transfer students with 60 or more earned college credits can receive similar benefits from the Garden State Guarantee program. Learn more at and

Stockton Wants to Meet You!

You’ll experience the Stockton difference the moment you walk onto campus. The University offers numerous in-person and virtual visit opportunities, including on-campus tours, open houses, and virtual tours. To explore upcoming events and register, check out

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