|1.||Richard Stockton College|
A middle-sized college of about 7500 undergraduate and graduate students. The school was originally founded in 1969, and has expanded to a 1600 acre campus. It's roughly twenty minutes away from Atlantic City and and about an hour from Philly. According to the Princeton Review, Richard Stockton is a "highly selective college", and US News and World Report say Richard Stockton is one of the best colleges in the North for master's degrees. Stockton has also been rated as one of the top five liberal arts schools in the country.
Richard Stockton College has an incredibly highly distinguished faculty including Pulitzer Prize winners, Guggenheim Fellowship winners, and world renowned experts in Holocaust studies, psychology, and physics. 95% of professors hold the highest degree in their field from some of the top schools in the country.
The college's sports history has included national champions in soccer, track & field, and runner-ups in men's basketball. Stockton has also provided camps for the women's Olympic Basketball team, the national youth soccer team, and the World Cup soccer teams from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Trinidad and Tobago.
In addition to undergraduate programs, Richard Stockton offers six Masters Degrees and one Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy. The college is continuing to expand its programs. Stockton will soon partner with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to build an Aviation Research Technology Park which will become a center for academic and training programs and state of the art aviation research.
There is plenty of action on campus, with Greek Life, a variety of clubs and and organizations- both academic (honors) and service, and collegiate, intramural, and club sports.
Richard Stockton's colors are black and white, with red being the accent color. However, in the fall of 2009 red will be replaced by blue. The mascot is the Osprey.
Joe Smith graduated from Richard Stockton College with a doctoral degree in physical therapy (DPT).