Founded in 1969, Stockton accepted its charter class in 1971. At its opening in 1971, classes were held at the Mayflower Hotel in Atlantic City; the campus in Galloway Township began operating late in 1971. Some 8,570 students are enrolled at Stockton, which provides distinctive traditional and alternative approaches to education.
Stockton's academic programs provide opportunities for study in fields including Criminal Justice, Psychology, Environmental Science, Biology, Business, Historical Studies, and Literature. Additionally, courses are offered in emerging fields such as Computational Science, Tourism and Hospitality Management, and Homeland Security. Stockton also offers a Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
The Career Center stands ready to assist you with anything related to your career development. Choosing majors or careers, job searching, graduate school applications, connecting with employers - we assist with it all.
The Wellness Center encourages the pursuit of healthier lifestyles, balancing study, family and life commitments – interacting in an environment that fosters positive changes and integrates wellness into the community culture.
Stockton offers a variety of clubs and organizations. This is a great way to meet new people and to find new interests.
The Office of Risk Management & Environment / Health / Safety serves Stockton University by eliminating and/or reducing risk to our most valuable resources, our students, visitors, employees, community, and property.
Stockton University’s Galloway, N.J. campus in the Pinelands National Reserve is reminiscent of one of America’s beautiful national parks. Beachfront living and learning is now available at the new residential campus in Atlantic City. We also have locations in Manahawkin, Hammonton and Woodbine.
At Stockton, athletics and recreational activity are all about providing win-win situations. We strive to enhance your physical well-being, foster interpersonal relationships, and help you to develop organizational skills and teamwork. We've got a range of programs and facilities that just might be of interest.
Stockton University is home to more than 130 official student clubs and organizations including a Student Senate. The Office of Student Development oversees all student clubs and organizations.
There are student media organizations, including the Argo, a student-produced newspaper. WLFR 91.7 (Lake Fred Radio) is the FM radio station licensed to Stockton in 1984.SSTV Ch. 14, Stockton Student Television, is Stockton’s on-campus television station. Stockpot Literary Magazine is an annual literary publication featuring art, poetry and writing of Stockton students and alumni. The Stockton yearbook (The Path) is an historical record of the academic year.
Stockton University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.