Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities.
The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk.
Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work!
Students (Fall 2020)
9,893 full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students
- 1,411 new first-time students
- 904 new transfer students
Approaching 50 years of providing opportunity and academic excellence, discover the Stockton story.
"Plant yourself where you can grow." Learn about President Kesselman and the Stockton leadership team.
Stockton is recognized by national organizations for academic quality and student focus.
We provide academic offerings to convenient locations through out southern New Jersey.
- 94% of faculty have the highest degree in their field.
- Our accomplished faculty include Distinguished Professor of Art Wendel A. White who was awarded a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Photography, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Creative Writing Stephen Dunn, winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
- Fulbright scholars include:
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Stockton is Growing!
Stockton University Atlantic City
Stockton Atlantic City offers beachfront living and learning opportunities for students with a residential hall, academic building and various amenities.
Academic Quad Expansion
Construction is complete on United Science Center 2, the Health Sciences Building and a distinctive entrance on the Galloway Campus.