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Study at 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 Course Topics.

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 and 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).

Profile of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Stockton College is found in Pomona, NJ. Pomona is a medium-sized suburb. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Doctoral degree at Stockton College.

Course Topics

The school has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. Stockton College is known for its programs in mathematics, science, art studies, therapy and Counselling, and security and law enforcement.

Stockton College Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Hats off to the 50% of those who apply who get accepted. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 500. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 520 and 590.


Stockton College has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 7, 355 in 2007 at Stockton College.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time. Stockton College offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Stockton College values student athletics, and belongs to the New Jersey Athletic Conference.

Stockton College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management356business management
Liberal Arts244English, political science, history, sociology, foreign language and literature, economics, holocaust studies, liberal arts and sciences
Education and Teaching226teacher ed, instructional media design
Therapy and Counselling201psychology, physical therapy
Science197biology, marine biology, biochemistry, chemistry, geology, physics
Security and Law Enforcement156criminology
Media78communication studies
Art Studies68visual and performing arts
Family and Social Work64social work
Medical Support and Technology49audiology and speech pathology
Computer Science and Engineering32information science
Nursing and Emergency Medicine25registered nursing
Conservation and Resource Management22environmental studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy19occupational therapy
Medicine16public health courses
Religion and Philosophy13philosophy and religious studies

Contact: Stockton College

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Jim Leeds Rd

Pomona, NJ 08240-0195

General Phone: (609) 652-1776


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