The Richard Stockton College Of New Jersey

The Richard Stockton College Of New Jersey

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, also known as RSC, is located in Pomona, New Jersey, United States. It was founded in 1969. The College was named after Stockton, one of the New Jersey signers of the Declaration of Independence. RSC offers a variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

The College has been ranked among the nation's top public colleges and universities in the survey of America's Best Colleges (2008). In the annual survey, released by U.S. News & World Report (August 2007), the college ranked among the best universities in the North.

RSC'S sports teams are nicknamed the Ospreys and they participate in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC).

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Contacting Stockton College

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Jim Leeds Rd
Pomona , NJ 08240-0195
General Phone: (609) 652-1776

Stockton College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management354business management
Liberal Arts243foreign language and literature, English, liberal arts and sciences, holocaust studies, economics, political science, sociology, history
Education and Teaching225instructional media design, special ed, teacher ed, math teaching, reading teaching, science teaching
Therapy and Counseling220psychology, physical therapy
Security and Law Enforcement189criminal justice and safety, criminology
Science178biology, biochemistry, marine biology, chemistry, geology, physics
Media74communication studies
Family and Social Work67social work
Art Studies66visual and performing arts
Medical Support and Technology48audiology and speech pathology
Computer Science and Engineering40information science
Conservation and Resource Management29environmental studies
Medicine22public health courses
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy20occupational therapy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine20registered nursing
Religion and Philosophy11philosophy and religious studies

Number of programs and degrees for Stockton College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree1,72327
Master's degree8912
Doctor's degree201

Stockton College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Stockton College had a total enrollment of 7,355 students (7,095 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 45%
Women 55%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 90%
Graduate 10%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 78%
Black 8%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 5%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 19%
20-21 30%
22-24 26%
25-29 11%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Jersey97%
New Mexico1%
(International Students)1%

Stockton College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 82 %
Part-Time 67 %

Stockton College Room and Board (2007)

Stockton College offers campus housing for 2,458 of its 7,095 (full-time) students.

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Stockton College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal490590
SAT Math500600
ACT Verbal1822
ACT Math1723
ACT Composite1822

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT93%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT7%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Stockton College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 10,569
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 16,087
Room and board $ 10,074
Room charge $ 7,295
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,909
Books and supplies $ 1,400
Other expenses $ 3,314

Financial Aid:
Stockton College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 934500)

Stockton College Faculty

Stockton College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track4446
Non-tenured and not on tenure track59

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year45$112,88117$109,783
Associate professoracademic year40$86,74454$79,431
Assistant professoracademic year47$64,34557$65,750
Instructoracademic year0*3$52,533
All faculty totalacademic year132$87,679131$76,801

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Stockton College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball New Jersey Athletic Conference
Baseball New Jersey Athletic Conference
Track New Jersey Athletic Conference

Stockton College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Studies

Education And Teaching
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Mathematics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
History, General
Holocaust and Related Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

Public Health, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Religion And Philosophy
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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Stockton College Highlights

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What Sets Stockton College Apart:

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% of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Top 16%Stockton College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
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Top 18%Stockton College Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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% of degrees in mathematics
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Top 20%Stockton College % of degrees in mathematics

checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
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checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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