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Tuition & Fees

$9,330

$22,750

not including room and board

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Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,963
Declined + 18,337
Total Received 30,300
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undergraduateRatios

54%

46%

male

female

1  :  17

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 24,143
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)
•  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)
•  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)

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Codes

SAT 2548
ACT 2952

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Public

15,992

undergraduate students

8,151

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
40%
500-599
37%
400-499
11%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
28%
600-699
49%
500-599
19%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
11%
600-699
40%
500-599
37%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
32%
24-29
47%
18-23
20%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
36%
24-29
58%
18-23
5%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
30%
24-29
60%
18-23
10%
12-17
0
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.

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118 Administration
Stony Brook, NY 11794

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
17 fraternities 2% of male students
 
16 sororities 3% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
45%
Top 1/4
74%
Top 1/2
93%
Bottom 1/2
7%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
40%
500-599
37%
400-499
11%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
28%
600-699
49%
500-599
19%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
11%
600-699
40%
500-599
37%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
32%
24-29
47%
18-23
20%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
36%
24-29
58%
18-23
5%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
30%
24-29
60%
18-23
10%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
January 15
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

Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,963
Declined + 18,337
Total Received 30,300

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
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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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 $26,247,439
State $22,103,275
Institutional $5,297,576
Other external $834,348
Total $54,482,639

Non-need-based

Federal $280,895
State $341,107
Institutional $5,057,194
Other external $844,506
Total $6,523,701

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), ECAC (track for women)
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/French
Adolescence Education/German
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 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
Dentistry
Earth Science 7-12
Earth/Space Sciences
Ecology/Evolution
Economics
Ecosystems/Human Impact
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Chemistry
Engineering Science
English
Environmental Design/Policy/Planning
Environmental Humanities
Environmental Studies
European Studies
Experimental Psychology
Fine Arts
Foreign Languages
French Language/Literature
Genetics
Geology
Geoscience
German Language/Literature
Health Care Policy/Management
Health Science/Occupational Therapy
Health Sciences
Health/Rehabilitation Sciences
Higher Education Administration
Hispanic Language/Literature
Hispanic Languages/Literature
History
Human Resource Management
Humanities
Information Systems
Integrative Neuroscience
Italian 7-12
Italian Studies
Journalism
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Marine Science/Biology
Marine Vertebrate Biology
Marine/Atmospheric Science
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
Nutrition
Occupational Therapy
Oral Biology/Pathology
Perinatal/Women's Health Nursing
Pharmacology
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Physiology/Biophysics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Public Policy
Religious Studies
Respiratory Care
Romance Languages/Literature
Science Education
Social Health Psychology
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
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Undergraduate

66%

15,992
students

Female
46%
7,389

Male
54%
8,603

Graduate

34%

8,151
students

Female
56%
4,544

Male
44%
3,607

undergraduateFull-time

93%

14,892
students

Female
46%
6,824

Male
54%
8,068

undergraduatePart-time

7%

1,100
students

Female
52%
565

Male
48%
535

Student Break-down

10%
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
9%
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

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

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 Required of All
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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 109
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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