Statement of Accreditation Status

Stockton University

  • CEO: Dr. Harvey Kesselman, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Amy Beth Glass
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Terence Peavy, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctoral/Professional Universities » Four-year, medium, primarily residential
  • Control: Public
  • Former Name(s): Stockton State College (1/1/1993), Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, The (2/18/2015)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1975
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2022
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2029-2030

Contact Information

101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway, NJ 08205-9441

(609) 652-1776

www.stockton.edu

  • October 27, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at 35 S. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Atlantic City, NJ 08401 that has ceased operations. To remove the additional location from the institution's scope of accreditation. To require the submission of the updated Eligibility and Certification Approval Report (ECAR) reflecting the substantive change as soon as it is available. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind this action if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2029-2030.
  • June 23, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note that the institution hosted a virtual site visit in lieu of an on-site visit in accordance with the United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 17, 2020. To reaffirm accreditation. To note that a verification visit is required by USDE guidelines and will be conducted within a reasonable period of time following the virtual site visit. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2029-2030.
  • September 3, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the reclassification of the other instructional site at Atlantic City Campus - Stockton University, 3711 Atlantic Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401 to an additional location within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when the change is implemented. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • November 15, 2018
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative. To affirm inclusion of the additional location at Kramer Hall, 30 Front Street, Hammonton, NJ 08037 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • October 29, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the second Doctor's – Professional Practice program [Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)] within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • March 5, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the reclassification of the other instructional site at Kramer Hall, Stockton University, 30 Front Street, Hammonton, NJ 08037 as an additional location and to provisionally include the location within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending a site visit within six months of the commencement of operations. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations as an additional location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • November 16, 2017
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation, and to commend the institution for the quality of the report and process. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • June 22, 2017
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm inclusion of the additional location at Manahawkin Instructional Site at 712 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin, NJ, 08050 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To note that the Periodic Review Report has been received and will be acted on by the Commission at the November meeting.
  • August 29, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include provisionally within the scope of the institution's accreditation the reclassification of the Manahawkin instructional site at 712 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin, NJ, 08050, as an additional location, pending a site visit to the additional location within six months of commencing operations. The Commission requires written notification within 30 days of the commencement of operations. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. To remind the institution of the Commission's request of June 28, 2012 regarding the Periodic Review Report due June 1, 2017.
  • June 29, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution of the request that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2017, document (1) further implementation of an integrated strategic planning process (Standard 2) and (2) further implementation of a comprehensive, organized, and sustained process for the assessment of student learning, including general education (Standards 12 and 14).
  • March 5, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the online Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion program within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution of the request that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2017, document (1) further implementation of an integrated strategic planning process (Standard 2) and (2) further implementation of a comprehensive, organized, and sustained process for the assessment of student learning, including general education (Standards 12 and 14).
  • July 2, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the online transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT) degree program within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution of the request that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2017, document (1) further implementation of an integrated strategic planning process (Standard 2) and (2) further implementation of a comprehensive, organized, and sustained process for the assessment of student learning, including general education (Standards 12 and 14).
  • June 28, 2012
    To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for progress to date and the quality of its self-study report. To request that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2017, document (1) further implementation of an integrated strategic planning process (Standard 2) and (2) further implementation of a comprehensive, organized, and sustained process for the assessment of student learning, including general education (Standards 12 and 14).
  • March 3, 2011
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm the inclusion of the additional location at the Carnegie Library Center, 35 S. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Atlantic City, NJ 08401 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2011-2012.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Post-Master's Certificate Included within the scope
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice Included within the scope
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship Included within the scope to offer ONE program
  • Additional Location
    Atlantic City Campus - Stockton University
    3711 Atlantic Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    Opened: 09/03/2019
  • Additional Location
    Kramer Hall, Stockton University
    30 Front Street
    Hammonton, NJ 08037
  • Additional Location
    Manahawkin Instructional Site
    712 East Bay Avenue
    Manahawkin, NJ 08050
    Opened: 09/06/2016
  • Other Instructional Site
    Abington High School
    900 Highland Avenue
    Abington, PA 19001
  • Other Instructional Site
    Absegami High School
    201 S Wrangleboro Road
    Galloway, NJ 08205
  • Other Instructional Site
    Atlantic City High School
    1400 N Albany Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
  • Other Instructional Site
    Atlantic County Institute of Technology
    5080 Atlantic Avenue
    Mays Landing, NJ 08330
  • Other Instructional Site
    Barnegat Township High School
    180 Bengal Boulevard
    Barnegat, NJ 08005
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bridgeton High School
    111 North West Avenue
    Bridgeton, NJ 08302
  • Other Instructional Site
    Camden Academy Charter High School
    250 Federal Street
    Camden, NJ 08103
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cape May County Technical High School
    188 Crest Haven Road
    Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cedar Creek High School
    1701 New York Avenue
    Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
  • Other Instructional Site
    Central Regional High School
    509 Forest Hills Parkway
    Bayville, NJ 08721
  • Other Instructional Site
    Charter Tech High School for the Performing Arts
    412 New Road
    Somers Point, NJ 08244
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cherry Hill East High School
    1750 Kresson Road
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cherry Hill West High School
    2101 Chapel Avenue
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
  • Other Instructional Site
    Collingswood Senior High School
    424 Collings Avenue
    Collingswood, NJ 08108
  • Other Instructional Site
    Colonia High School
    180 East Street
    Colonia, NJ 07067
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cumberland County Technical Education Center
    3400 College Drive
    Vineland, NJ 08360
  • Other Instructional Site
    Delran High School
    50 Hartford Road
    Delran, NJ 08075
  • Other Instructional Site
    Dr. Charles E. Brimm Medical Arts High School
    1626 Copewood Street
    Camden, NJ 08103
  • Other Instructional Site
    Eastern High School
    1401 Laurel Oak Road
    Voorhees Township, NJ 08043
  • Other Instructional Site
    Egg Harbor Township High School
    24 High School Dr
    Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08234
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hammonton High School
    566 Old Forks Road
    Hammonton, NJ 08037
  • Other Instructional Site
    Holmdel High School
    36 Crawfords Corner Road
    Holmdel, NJ 07733
  • Other Instructional Site
    Holy Spirit High School
    500 S New Road
    Absecon, NJ 08201
  • Other Instructional Site
    Kittatinny Regional High School
    77 Halsey Road
    Newton, NJ 07860
  • Other Instructional Site
    Lower Cape May Regional High School
    687 U.S. 9
    Cape May, NJ 08234
  • Other Instructional Site
    Mainland Regional High School
    1301 Oak Avenue
    Linwood, NJ 08221
  • Other Instructional Site
    Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science
    195 Cedar Bridge Road
    Manahawkin, NJ 08050
  • Other Instructional Site
    Middle Township High School
    300 E Atlantic Avenue
    Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
  • Other Instructional Site
    Millville School District
    110 North 3rd Street
    Millvilee, NJ 08332
  • Other Instructional Site
    Nacote Creek
    30 Wilson Avenue
    Port Republic, NJ 08241
  • Other Instructional Site
    Oakcrest School District
    1824 Dr. Dennis Foreman Drive
    Mays Landing, NJ 08330
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ocean City High School
    501 Atlantic Avenue
    Ocean City, NJ 08226
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pinelands Regional High School
    565 Nugentown Road
    Tuckerton, NJ 08087
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pleasantville High School
    701 Mill Road
    Pleasantville, NJ 08232
  • Other Instructional Site
    Rancocas Valley Regional High School
    520 Jacksonville Road
    Mount Holly, NJ 08060
  • Other Instructional Site
    Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School
    74 Ridge Road
    Rumson, NJ 07760
  • Other Instructional Site
    Saint Augustine Preparatory
    611 Cedar Avenue
    Richland, NJ 08350
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage
    610 Washington Avenue
    Woodbine, NJ 08270
  • Other Instructional Site
    Southern Regional High School
    90 Cedar Bridge Road
    Manahawkin, NJ 08050
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Joseph's High School
    328 Vine Street
    Hammonton, NJ 08037-1684
  • Other Instructional Site
    STEMCivics Charter School
    1555 Pennington Road
    Ewing, NJ 08618
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sterling High School
    501 South Warwick Road
    Somerdale, NJ 08083
  • Other Instructional Site
    Vineland School District
    2880 E Chestnut Avenue
    Vineland, NJ 08361
  • Other Instructional Site
    Washington Township High School
    529 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road
    Sewell, NJ 08080
  • Other Instructional Site
    Winslow Township High School
    10 Coopers Folly Road
    Atco, NJ 08004
  • Other Instructional Site
    Woodrow Wilson High School
    3100 Federal Street
    Camden, NJ 08105

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