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Tuition

$8,884

$20,824

not including room and board

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Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,023
Declined + 16,490
Total Received 27,513
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undergraduateRatios

53%

47%

male

female

1  :  18

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Health Science
  3. Biology
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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 24,149
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

16,003

undergraduate students

8,146

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
36%
500-599
40%
400-499
12%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
26%
600-699
49%
500-599
21%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
10%
600-699
36%
500-599
41%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
24%
24-29
66%
18-23
10%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
29%
24-29
50%
18-23
19%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
31%
24-29
61%
18-23
8%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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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
 
18 sororities 3% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
42%
Top 1/4
75%
Top 1/2
95%
Bottom 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
36%
500-599
40%
400-499
12%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
26%
600-699
49%
500-599
21%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
10%
600-699
36%
500-599
41%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
24%
24-29
66%
18-23
10%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
29%
24-29
50%
18-23
19%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
31%
24-29
61%
18-23
8%
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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
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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Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,023
Declined + 16,490
Total Received 27,513

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 $27,962,725
State $23,328,017
Institutional $7,911,482
Other external $1,159,285
Total $60,361,509

Non-need-based

Federal $92,469
State $353,678
Institutional $2,719,666
Other external $526,080
Total $3,691,893

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, ECAC, America East Conference, Big South Conference (football 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/French
Adolescence Education/German
Adolescence Education/Italian
Adolescence Education/Mathematics
Adolescence Education/Physics
Adolescence Education/Russian
Adolescence Education/Social Studies
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
Biomedical Engineering
Biopsychology
Business Administration
Business Management
Cellular/Molecular Pathology
Chemical/Molecular Engineering
Chemistry
Child Health Nursing
Cinema/Cultural Studies
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Coastal Environmental Studies
Comparative Literature
Compassionate Care/Bioethics
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Creative Writing
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
Family Nurse Practitioner
Fine Arts
Foreign Languages
French Language/Literature
Genetics
Geology
Geoscience
German Language/Literature
Germanic Languages/Literature
Gerontological Nursing
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
Italian Studies
Journalism
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management/Policy
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 Practice
Occupational Therapy
Optoelectromechanical Systems Engineering
Oral Biology/Pathology
Perinatal/Women's Health Nursing
Pharmacology
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Physiology/Biophysics
Political Science
Population Health/Clinical Outcomes Research
Professional Studies
Psychology
Public Affairs
Public Health
Public Policy
Religious Studies
Respiratory Care
Romance Languages/Literature
Russian Language/Literature
Science Education
Slavic Languages/Literature
Social Health Psychology
Social Welfare
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language/Literature
Studio Art
Sustainability Studies
Systems Engineering
TESOL
Teaching
Technological Systems Management
Technology/Policy/Innovation
Theatre
Theatre Arts
Waste Management
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

66%

16,003
students

Female
47%
7,525

Male
53%
8,478

Graduate

34%

8,146
students

Female
55%
4,475

Male
45%
3,671

undergraduateFull-time

91%

14,689
students

Female
47%
6,836

Male
53%
7,853

undergraduatePart-time

9%

1,314
students

Female
53%
689

Male
47%
625

Student Break-down

8%
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
10%
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

44%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Recommended 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 142
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

Starvroula Boutsis
Senior Admissions Advisor, International Admissions Coordinator
631 632-6868
enrollintl@stonybrook.edu

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