The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (Stockton State)

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The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Galloway, NJ, a predominately suburban area. Approximately eight thousand students are enrolled at Stockton State.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores between 1460 (25th percentile) - 1740 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 20 (25th percentile) - 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants that get into Stockton State. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Stockton State average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.38 for accepted students. About 60 percent of all applicant were accepted at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, and from those that were granted acceptance around 28 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Stockton State Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey was reported as 62.1% in Fall 2013 with over 6,130 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Stockton State SAT Scores: 1460 - 1740
  • Stockton State ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • Stockton State Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 61.2%
  • 2010-2011: 68.8%
  • 2011-2012: 64.5%
  • 2012-2013: 57.3%
  • 2013-2014: 62.1%
  • Projected Stockton State Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 62.0%

How Does Stockton State Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Stockton State is twelve percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Rutgers University-Camden58.6%
Georgian Court University77.9%
The University of the Arts75.4%
Holy Family University75.9%
University of the Sciences56.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Stockton State (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 570
Math500 - 600
Writing480 - 570
Total Score1460 - 1740
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 23
Math19 - 24
Composite Score20 - 24
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