First-Year Instant Decision Days

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Hey, Class of 2022! Sign up for an Instant Decision Day to receive an immediate admissions decision AND learn about your scholarship eligibility! Questions? Check out our FAQ


For Class of 2022 (Students graduating high school in May/June 2022):

In-Person Fall Instant Decision Days

  • Friday, October 8: 10am - 1pm

  • Saturday, October 23: 10am - 1pm

  • Friday, November 5: 10am - 1pm

Receive your non-binding admissions decision AND scholarship eligibility on the spot! 

  • Talk with Stockton staff and students!
  • Take a campus tour!
  • Enjoy refreshments from our on-campus food provider, Chartwells!

Eligibility:

  • Must be a high school senior, grade 12, as of September 2021. Expected graduation in June 2022.
  • Cumulative weighted GPA of at least a 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (if out of a 100 point scale, at least a 90 weighted GPA)

How to Apply...It's as easy as 1, 2, 3

1.) Complete the Instant Decision Day application 

2.) In order to determine your eligibility for Instant Decision Day, we will need your high school transcript reflecting your most recent cumulative GPA.
NOTE: Please ensure that you contact your high school counselor to send Stockton University your final junior year transcript, with senior year schedule. The transcript can be sent to IDD@stockton.edu.  
 
3.) Once we receive your transcript from your counselor, you will be contacted by the Admissions Office. 
  • If you are invited to be a part of our Senior Instant Decision Day program, we will contact you to confirm your event date and with additional information about the event.
  • If you are not invitied to participate in our Senior Instant Decision Day program, we encourage you to apply through our regular admissions process. 

Can't make it to one of our in-person events? 

Sign up for a VIRTUAL Instant Decision appointment! 

Eligibility:

  • Must be a high school senior, grade 12, as of September 2021. Expected graduation in June 2022.
  • Cumulative weighted GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (if out of a 100 point scale, at least an 83 weighted GPA)

Dates available: 

Wednesday, September 29

 

Friday, October 29

Wednesday, November 17

 

Thursday, December 16


Please note that the following programs require additional faculty review; as such, students interested in these majors can receive a general offer of admission to the University during Instant Decision, but WILL NOT receive a specific program decision: Dance, Nursing, Dual-Degree Pharmacy, Dual-Degree Accelerated 7 yr. Pre-Med (BS/DO), Dual-Degree Physician Assistant, Dual-Degree Business, Dual-Degree Criminal Justice, and Dual-Degree Environmental Science.


FAQ

All Instant Decision events

Required:

  • Official High School Transcript (must be received prior to the event date for which you are registered)

Optional: 

  • SAT/ACT scores (required if applying for a program exempt from our test optional policy)
  • Letters of Recommendation (required if applying for special admit programs, such as Accelerated Pre-Med or Pharmacy)

Yes! If using the Stockton web application, use the promo code STOCKTONU2022 to waive the $50 fee.

You can also apply via the Common App and answer "yes" to the question regarding requesting a fee waiver. Once your application is submitted, we will waive the $50 fee. 

No. Acceptance is not guaranteed for any participant. You will be notified of your admissions decision by a counselor during your virtual appointment or when you attend the in-person event. 

You are absolutely encouraged to participate, although you will only receive an admissions decision to the University, not to the specialty program of choice. 

Please be aware that the following programs require additional faculty review, and as such, are ineligible for instant decision: Dance, Nursing, Dual-Degree Pharmacy, Dual-Degree Accelerated 7 yr. Pre-Med (BS/DO), Dual-Degree Physician Assistant, Dual-Degree Business, Dual-Degree Criminal Justice, and Dual-Degree Environmental Science. 

Yes! You will receive information about merit scholarships if you qualify for one. Your admissions counselor will be able to answer any questions you have regarding your eligibility. Please review our scholarships page for more details. 

Virtual Instant Decision Only

Once your application is complete and we have received the required supporting documents, we will contact you to schedule your appointment on the day you signed up for. You will be emailed the link for your virtual appointment. 

Appointments are scheduled in 30 minute intervals, although the entire 30 minutes may not be required. The average appointment takes about 15-30 minutes, depending on questions and other factors. 


We're Here to Help!

If you still have questions regarding Instant Decision Day email IDD@stockton.edu or call Stephanie Fontanes at 609.652.4992.

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