The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, informally known as Stockton College, located in Galloway Township, New Jersey, United States, is an undergraduate and graduate college of the arts, sciences and professional studies of the New Jersey state system of higher education. The College was named for Richard Stockton, one of the New Jersey signers of the Declaration of Independence. Founded in 1969, the College accepted its charter class in 1971. At its opening in 1971, classes were held at the Mayflower Hotel in Atlantic City; the campus in Galloway, New Jersey began operating late in 1971. More than 8,000 students are enrolled at the College, which provides distinctive traditional and alternative approaches to education.
The college has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools since 1975 and was most recently re-accredited in 2007.
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