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Tuition & Fees

$8,430

$21,850

not including room and board

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Selective

41%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,938
Declined + 19,776
Total Received 33,714
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undergraduateRatios

54%

46%

male

female

1  :  16

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Health Science
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School Facts

Stony Brook University, State University of New York, founded in 1957, is a public research university. Its 1,040-acre campus is located on the North Shore of Long Island, 60 miles east of New York City

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 24,607
Established in 1957
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACNM (American College of Nurse Midwives)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Codes

SAT 2548
ACT 2952

Social Networks

Public

16,480

undergraduate students

8,127

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
41%
500-599
37%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
30%
600-699
49%
500-599
18%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
11%
600-699
38%
500-599
39%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
34%
24-29
48%
18-23
17%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
36%
24-29
58%
18-23
6%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
29%
24-29
62%
18-23
8%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Stony Brook, NY

1,450-acre campus in Stony Brook (population: 13,740) on Long Island, 60 miles from New York City. Campus served by railroad, New York City's major airports, and the Long Island MacArthur airport (12 miles). Railroad station situated on campus. School operates transportation to local shopping areas. Public transportation serves campus.

Stony Brook University
118 Administration
Stony Brook, NY 11794

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
18 fraternities 3% of male students
 
14 sororities 3% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
48%
Top 1/4
82%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
41%
500-599
37%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
30%
600-699
49%
500-599
18%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
11%
600-699
38%
500-599
39%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
34%
24-29
48%
18-23
17%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
36%
24-29
58%
18-23
6%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
29%
24-29
62%
18-23
8%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

41%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,938
Declined + 19,776
Total Received 33,714

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Judith A. Burke-Berhannan
Dean of Admissions
P: 800 USB-SUNY
F: 631 632-9898
enroll@stonybrook.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $24,471,577
State $18,494,700
Institutional $9,999,381
Other external $686,418
Total $53,652,076

Non-need-based

Federal $275,048
State $376,789
Institutional $7,476,486
Other external $1,188,835
Total $9,317,159

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, America East Conference, CAA (football only), Missouri Valley Conference (men's tennis only)
Mascot
Seawolves
School colors
red, blue, and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Adolescence Education/Biology
Adolescence Education/Chemistry
Adolescence Education/Earth Science
Adolescence Education/English
Adolescence Education/Italian
Adolescence Education/Mathematics
Adolescence Education/Physics
Adolescence Education/Social Studies
Adolescence Education/Spanish
Adult Health/Acute Care Nurse
Adult Health/Critical Care Nurse
Adult Health/Primary Care Nurse
Africana Studies
American Studies
Anatomical Sciences
Anthropology
Applied Health Informatics
Applied Mathematics/Statistics
Art History/Criticism
Asian/Asian American Studies
Astronomy/Planetary Sciences
Athletic Training
Atmospheric/Oceanic Science
Basic Health Sciences
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Cell Biology
Biochemistry/Structural Biology
Biological Sciences
Biology
Biology 7-12
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Business Management
Chemical/Molecular Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry 7-12
Child Health Nursing
Cinema/Cultural Studies
Civil Engineering
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Coastal Environmental Studies
Cognitive Science
Comparative Literature
Compassionate Care/Bioethics
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Cultural Analysis/Theory
Dentistry
Earth Science 7-12
Earth/Space Sciences
Ecology/Evolution
Economics
Ecosystems/Human Impact
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Chemistry
Engineering Science
English
English 7-12
Environmental Design/Policy/Planning
Environmental Humanities
Environmental Studies
European Studies
French Language/Literature
Genetics
Geology
Geoscience
German Language/Literature
Health Care Policy/Management
Health Sciences
Health/Rehabilitation Sciences
Higher Education Administration
Hispanic Language/Literature
Hispanic Languages/Literature
History
Human Evolutionary Biology
Human Resource Management
Humanities
Information Systems
Integrative Neuroscience
Italian 7-12
Italian Studies
Journalism
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Marine Conservation/Policy
Marine Science/Biology
Marine Vertebrate Biology
Marine/Atmospheric Science
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Humanities
Medicine
Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing
Molecular Genetics/Microbiology
Molecular/Cell Biology
Molecular/Cellular Pharmacology
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Music Performance
Neonatal Nursing
Neuroscience
Nurse/Midwifery
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing Practice
Nursing Practice/Adult Health/Primary/Acute/Critical Care
Nursing Practice/Child Health
Nursing Practice/Family Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Practice/Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing
Nursing Practice/Neonatal
Nursing Practice/Nurse Midwifery
Nursing Practice/Perinatal/Womens Health Nursing
Nutrition
Occupational Therapy
Oral Biology/Pathology
Perinatal/Women's Health Nursing
Pharmacology
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy/Post Professional
Physician Assistant
Physician Assistant/Post-Professional
Physics
Physics 7-12
Physiology/Biophysics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Public Policy
Religious Studies
Respiratory Care
Romance Languages/Literature
Science Education
Social Health Psychology
Social Sciences/The Professions/Environmental Management
Social Studies 7-12
Social Welfare
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language/Literature
Studio Art
Sustainability Studies
TESOL
Technological Systems Management
Technology/Policy/Innovation
Theatre
Theatre Arts
Women's Studies
Women's/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

67%

16,480
students

Female
46%
7,524

Male
54%
8,956

Graduate

33%

8,127
students

Female
55%
4,498

Male
45%
3,629

undergraduateFull-time

93%

15,385
students

Female
46%
7,024

Male
54%
8,361

undergraduatePart-time

7%

1,095
students

Female
46%
500

Male
54%
595

Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
37%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

48%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 94
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
China
India
Japan
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Stacey Munsky Acquaro
Senior Admissions Advisor
631 632-6819
stacey.acquaro@stonybrook,edu

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