Stockton University, originally called Richard Stockton State College, named in honor of New Jersey’s signer of the Declaration of Independence was founded in 1969 on 1,600-acre tract in the heart of the Pinelands in the Pomona section of Galloway Township, Atlantic County. The first classes however held at the university was in 1971.
Stockton State College was accredited of by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in December 1975. In the 80s, additional buildings and wings were added as the College. In July 1991, Stockton College was reaccredited by the Middle States Association Commission on Higher Education. In 1993, the College was renamed the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. Stockton achieve university status on February 18, 2015. Today, Stockton University has close to 9000 undergraduate and graduate students. Its distinguished faculty includes Stephen Dunn, winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and Wendel A. White, awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2003.
- Minimum GPA 3.00
- Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
- Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50