Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$10,091

$27,761

not including housing and food

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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,138
Declined 18,945
Total Received 37,083
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Public

24,056

undergraduate students

10,059

graduate students

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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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 34,115
Established in 1957
Coeducational Coeducational

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1,450‐acre campus in Stony Brook (population: 13,740) on Long Island, 60 miles from New York City. Major airport and train serve campus. School operates transportation to local shopping areas. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Stony Brook University
Nicholls Road
Stony Brook, NY
11794

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
52%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
51%
Top 1/4
80%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
690
25th
600
75th
750
25th
630
75th
34
25th
25
75th
32
25th
25
75th
32
25th
26

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,138
Declined 18,945
Total Received 37,083

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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 transportation
  • Talking books

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Financial Aid

64%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,880

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,070
Housing $9,532
Food $5,352
Additional fees $3,021
Books & supplies $900
Total $25,875
Average Financial Aid - $9,880
Total with Avg. Aid $15,995

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 631 632-6840
F: 631 632-9525
finaid@stonybrook.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

Alpine skiing, archery, badminton, bowling, cheerleading, crew (heavyweight/lightweight), equestrian sports, fencing, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, quidditch, racquetball, rugby, sailing, soccer, team handball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine skiing, archery, badminton, bowling, cheerleading, crew (heavyweight/lightweight), equestrian sports, fencing, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, quidditch, racquetball, rugby, sailing, soccer, team handball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, athletic training, badminton, belly dancing, bowling, Capoeria, cheerleading, crew, cricket, cycling, dance team, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, handball, ice hockey, Kumdo, martial arts, quidditch, roller hockey, rugby, sailing, strength training, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, America East Conference, CAA (football only), Missouri Valley Conference (women's tennis only)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing. yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes yes
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other. yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Anatomy. yes
Animal Genetics. yes
Anthropology, General. yes yes yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes
Asian-American Studies. yes
Astronomy. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes yes yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. yes yes yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Chemistry, Other. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Cognitive Science, General. yes
Comparative Literature. yes yes yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Computer Science. yes yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Creative Writing. yes yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Earth Science Teacher Education. yes yes
Ecology. yes yes
Economics, General. yes yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Engineering, General. yes
Engineering, Other. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Environmental Design/Architecture. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
European Studies/Civilization. yes
Evolutionary Biology. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes yes
Foreign Language Teacher Education. yes yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Genetics, General. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History, General. yes yes yes
Human Computer Interaction. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Journalism. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Linguistics and Computer Science. yes
Linguistics. yes yes yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography. yes
Marine Sciences. yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Materials Engineering. yes yes
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes yes
Medical Informatics. yes yes
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology. yes
Medical Science/Scientist. yes
Molecular Biochemistry. yes yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Molecular Pharmacology. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Performance, General. yes yes
Music, General. yes yes yes
Neuroscience. yes
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing Science. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. yes
Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality. yes
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing. yes
Pharmacology. yes
Philosophy. yes yes yes
Physical Sciences, Other. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes yes
Polysomnography. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Health, General. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Rehabilitation Science. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Science/Technology Management. yes
Social Psychology. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes yes
Social Work. yes yes yes
Sociology, General. yes yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes yes yes
Sustainability Studies. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes yes
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management. yes
Women's Studies. yes yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Science
  2. Business Management
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

34,115

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

71%

24,056
students

Female
51%
12,178

Male
49%
11,878

29%

10,059
students

Female
58%
5,866

Male
42%
4,193

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

17,764
students

Female
50%
8,841

Male
50%
8,923

26%

6,292
students

Female
53%
3,337

Male
47%
2,955

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Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
27%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

84

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 83
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Japan
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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