Founded 1969, Galloway
Stockton University, New Jersey’s Distinctive Public University, offers an outstanding interdisciplinary approach to graduate and undergraduate education in arts and sciences, professional studies, the health sciences and graduate and continuing studies.
Stockton was selected among the first 300 institutions nationwide for Carnegie Foundation classification in Community Engagement, in recognition of its many civic and community engagement initiatives.
Stockton is among the Top 15 public Regional Universities of the North, ranked at No. 14 by U.S. News & World Report in its 2017 edition of “America’s Best Colleges.” Stockton also was ranked overall at No. 51 out of 137 public and private “Northern Universities” by U.S. News & World Report, one of the nation’s top sources of information on higher education.
Stockton was named a “Best Northeastern” college by The Princeton Review, which also recognized it as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada in its “Guide to 361 Green Colleges.”
Military Times rated Stockton highly in its “Best for Vets: College 2017” listing, placing the university at No. 16 among four-year schools in the nation. U.S. News & World Report also cited Stockton as “Best for Vets.”
A $33.2 million expansion of Stockton’s world-class science facilities is in the works on the Galloway campus, along with a $15.2 million classroom building. This will complete an Academic Quad that will transform the main entrance to the university, providing a central outdoor location for students to study and meet between classes, and a new space for campus events.
A campus in Atlantic City is under construction, with student residences overlooking the beach and Boardwalk, parking and an academic building that can accommodate up to 1,800 students. The campus is part of the Atlantic City Gateway Project, a public-private partnership with Atlantic City Development Corp., or AC Devco.
All of Stockton’s new facilities are expected to open for classes in 2018.
The university offers graduate programs in education, instructional technology, business administration, communication disorders, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, criminal justice, American studies, social work; the nation’s first Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies; and the state’s first Professional Science Master’s program in environmental science. Stockton also offers doctoral programs in physical therapy and organizational leadership.
The institution became Stockton University in February 2015, a change highlighting Stockton’s growing graduate programs, national recognition for academic achievements, and world-class new facilities.