New Jersey's Distinctive Public University

Stockton University is one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions. Stockton is noted for exceptional program offerings and an interdisciplinary approach to learning. What makes us New Jersey’s most distinctive public university? Explore our stories below.

Why We're Distinctive


Seaview Resort

Stockton owns the historic Seaview Resort. Learn More.

Coach Gerry Matthews

Coach Gerry Matthews celebrated his 600th career win in February 2016. See Press Release.

Sesonal Pinelands murals

Seasonal Pinelands murals hang in the Campus Center.

fireplace etchings

Impressive fireplace etchings represent our eight schools.

Lake Fred

Stockton's beautiful Galloway Twp. campus sits within the Pinelands National Reserve.

Go Ospreys!

The Osprey is our athletics mascot (Division III NCAA). Visit our athletics Web site.Go Ospreys! 

Campus Center

Our Campus Center (and other facilities) features sustainable design.

Performing Arts Center

Stockton’s Performing Arts Center (PAC) has been designated a “Major Presenting Organization” by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

Independence Plaza

Visit Independence Plaza 

Stockton faculty

95% of faculty hold doctoral or other terminal degrees

math and science majors at Stockton

More than 20 percent of all math and science majors in New Jersey’s senior public colleges and universities earn their degrees at Stockton.

Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage (ATES)

Our Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage (ATES) system is the first institutional application of its kind in the nation.

Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center

Welcome to the Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center. Learn more.

Dean C. and Zoe S. Pappas Center for Hellenic Studies

Through the Dean C. and Zoe S. Pappas Center for Hellenic Studies, students have the opportunity to develop an appreciation for Greek art and principles. Learn more.

Stockton University is distinctive

Stockton is distinctive. Discover the many ways.