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Stockton University

Galloway, NJ 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate86%

Richard Stockton College Admissions

Around 86% of applicants get into Stockton University each year. Last year, 9,591 students applied to Stockton University and 8,204 were admitted.

If you are planning on applying to Stockton University, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 9/1 and the fee for the application costs $50.

Students who apply to Stockton University for the fall semester should hear back from Stockton University by August 1.

Stockton University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Stockton University's admissions stats.

Stockton University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 13.51%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist Yes

Stockton University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Stockton University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 9 1 August 1

Applying Early to Stockton University?

Stockton University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Stockton University

For more information on transferring to Stockton University, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Stockton University

In 2022, Stockton University waitlisted 443 students and 439 accepted a place on the waitlist. Of those, 176 eventually received an admissions offer.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Stockton University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out. Wondering what factors are considered by Stockton University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Stockton University for more information on admission factors.

Stockton University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Stockton University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Stockton University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements English Proficiency Examination for International Students
Letter(s) of Recommendation 3
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.03
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Stockton University?

Students admitted to Stockton University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 57.88% submitted a class rank. At Stockton University 13.51% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 36.1% were in the top 25% and 68.55% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Stockton University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 18.2%
3.75 and 3.99 19.42%
3.50 and 3.74 20.19%
3.25 and 3.49 16.59%
3.00 and 3.24 10.23%
2.50 and 2.9 12.03%
2.00 and 2.49 2.96%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Stockton University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Stockton University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Stockton University

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is September 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by August 1.

Stockton University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Stockton University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Stockton University.

Does Stockton University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Stockton University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Stockton University?

✅ Stockton University is not test optional.

What is Stockton University's acceptance rate?

✅ Stockton University has an acceptance rate of 86%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Stockton University?

❌ Stockton University does not offer early decision.

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Richard Stockton College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Sep 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Richard Stockton College is Sep 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Richard Stockton College is Sep 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Richard Stockton College SAT Scores


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Richard Stockton College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Richard Stockton College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.56. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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