Stockton University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,005
35.5% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$17,815
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
4.85%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
76.3%
6,914 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
9,934
89.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
74.4%
742 Graduates

About

Stockton University is a higher education institution located in Atlantic County, NJ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Stockton University were General Business Administration & Management (340 degrees awarded), General Health Services (296 degrees), and General Psychology (185 degrees).

In 2019, 2,352 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Stockton University. 62.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,712 degrees), 6.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (273 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Stockton University is $12,005, which is $-10,021 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Stockton University is $12,005, which is $-10,021 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,815.

In 2019, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 64% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,005
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Stockton University was $12,005. The cost of tuition at Stockton University is $-10,021 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$17,815
2019 Value
4.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Stockton University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,815. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Stockton University grew by 4.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,282
Room and Board
$1,597
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Stockton University was of $12,282 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,597. The cost of room and board increased by 1.34% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
64%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Stockton University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.85%
2017 Default Rate
107
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Stockton University was 4.85%, which represents 107 out of the 2208 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Stockton University received 6,914 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 13.6% annual growth. Out of those 6,914 applicants, 5,277 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.3% acceptance rate.

There were 9,934 students enrolled at Stockton University in 2019, and 79% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Stockton University has an overall enrollment yield of 29.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
5,277
Accepted Out of 6,914

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Stockton University was 76.3% (5,277 admissions from 6,914 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 84.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 13.6%, while admissions grew by 2.81%.

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SAT Scores

79%
Submission Percentage
1,208
Scores Submitted

79% of enrolled first-time students at Stockton University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Stockton University has a total enrollment of 9,934 students. The full-time enrollment at Stockton University is 8,895 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,039. This means that 89.5% of students enrolled at Stockton University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Stockton University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.5% White, 14.2% Hispanic or Latino, 8.55% Black or African American, 6.5% Asian, 3.21% Two or More Races, 0.211% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.131% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Stockton University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.7%), followed by White Male (26.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.35%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (54.8%), followed by White Male (19.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.57%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Stockton University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,934 students. The full-time enrollment at Stockton University is 8,895 and the part-time enrollment is 1,039. This means that 89.5% of students enrolled at Stockton University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Stockton University was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Stockton University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    6,506
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,413
  3. Black or African American
    849

The enrolled student population at Stockton University is 65.5% White, 14.2% Hispanic or Latino, 8.55% Black or African American, 6.5% Asian, 3.21% Two or More Races, 0.211% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.131% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 103 students (1.04%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 592 more women than men received degrees from Stockton University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Stockton University is white (1,712 degrees awarded). There were 6.27 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (273 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Stockton University is General Business Administration & Management (340 degrees awarded), followed by General Health Services (296 degrees) and General Psychology (185 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Stockton University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (68 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (170 degrees), and Biology (194 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Stockton University are Physicians (448,619 people), Other managers (411,709 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (373,273 people), Social workers, all other (317,736 people), and Postsecondary teachers (248,426 people).

The most specialized majors at Stockton University are Natural Resources & Conservation (68 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (170 degrees), Biology (194 degrees), Social Sciences (218 degrees), and Psychology (185 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Stockton University are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Public relations specialists, Actuaries, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Stockton University are Natural Resources & Conservation (68 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (170 degrees), Biology (194 degrees), Social Sciences (218 degrees), and Psychology (185 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Stockton University are Elementary & secondary schools (752,244 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (697,963 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (637,240 people), Outpatient care centers (305,562 people), and Legal services (300,301 people).

The most specialized majors at Stockton University are Natural Resources & Conservation (68 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (170 degrees), Biology (194 degrees), Social Sciences (218 degrees), and Psychology (185 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Stockton University.
Most Common
  1. 340 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 296 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 185 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Stockton University was General Business Administration & Management with 340 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

880
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,472
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 880 degrees were awarded to men at Stockton University, which is 0.598 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,472).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 243 degrees were awarded to men at Stockton University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.69 times more than the 144 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 237 degrees were awarded to women at Stockton University in General Health Services, which is 4.02 times more than the 59 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

54%
100% Completion Time
73%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 54% of students graduating from Stockton University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 73% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 74% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Stockton University is Female and Two or More Races (80% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.62% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,712 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    273 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    147 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Stockton University is white (1,712 degrees awarded). There were 6.27 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (273 degrees).

0.893% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,063 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    649 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    177 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Stockton University is white female (1,063 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (649 degrees).

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Operations

Stockton University has an endowment valued at nearly $30.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.05M (16.4%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Stockton University had a total salary expenditure of $253M. Stockton University employs 133 Assistant professors, 116 Associate professors, and 82 Professors. Most academics at Stockton University are Female Assistant professors (80), Female Associate professors(61), and Male Associate professors (55).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stockton University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 242 employees, Service, with 178 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 93 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$30.8M
2019 Endowment
8.23%
growth from 2018

Stockton University has an endowment valued at about $30.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Stockton University grew 8.23% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.65M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.59M - Federal
  2. $3.79M - State
  3. $820k - Local

As of 2019, Stockton University received $3.59M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.79M from state grants and contracts, and $820k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$105M
2019 Salaries
5.57%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Stockton University paid a median of $105M in salaries, which represents 41.3% of their overall expenditure ($253M) and a 5.57% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.23% growth from 2017 and a 0.818% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$33.2M
Instructional Salaries
350
Number of Employees

In 2019, Stockton University paid a total of $33.2M to 350 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
133 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
242 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Stockton University were Assistant professor with 133 employees; Associate professor with 116 employees; and Associate professor with 82 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stockton University were Office and Administrative Support with 242 employees; Service with 178 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 93 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Stockton University was Female Assistant professor with 80 employees, Female Associate professor with 61 employees, and Male Associate professor with 55 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Stockton University.

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