By: Michael Mandarino, Follow South Jersey Managing Editor
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. — U.S. News released its rankings of the best regional universities throughout the United States, and Stockton University in Atlantic County once again ranked among the best schools in the region.
Stockton checked in at No. 7 among Northern schools in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report’s College Rankings. The rankings rated 61 schools in the Northern United States, and Stockton ranked No. 34 out of the 171 overall schools listed in the report. This is the third consecutive year Stockton has ranked No. 7 in these rankings, further solidifying its reputation as one of the top schools in the area.
In addition to those rankings, U.S. News rated Stockton among 20 of the most innovative schools in the United States, and it also ranked 10th in the region in U.S. News’ assessment of the best colleges for veterans in the region.
Stockton also ranked among the Best Value colleges in the region, and U.S. News also recognized the Atlantic County-based university as one of the Top Performers on Social Mobility — a metric based on enrollment and graduation rates of low-income students.
“We know that families are facing more challenges than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, and we do not want financial or family considerations to be a barrier for anyone who wants to attend college,” Stockton President Harvey Kesselman said in a release. “Our goal is not to just provide the opportunity to attend college, but also to ensure our students grow, succeed and become active citizens in their communities.”
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