Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

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Undergrad International Transfer

Tuition & Fees

$10,175

$27,845

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

18.8

students

1

faculty

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Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,370
Declined 20,709
Total Received 37,079
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Public

17,909

undergraduate students

8,905

graduate students

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Location

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 26,814
Established in 1957
Coeducational Coeducational

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: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Long Island MacArthur

Stony Brook University
Nicholls Road
Stony Brook, NY
11794

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
52%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Community Service Organization
  • Residence Hall Association
  • Commuter Student Association
  • Asian Students Alliance
  • Chinese Association at Stony Brook

Top Events

  • Roth Pond Regatta
  • Opening of School/First Night Out
  • Diversity Day/Strawberry Festival
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
22%
600-699
52%
500-599
20%
400-499
4%
700-800
51%
600-699
36%
500-599
11%
400-499
0
30-36
45%
24-29
40%
18-23
13%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline January 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.84

Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,370
Declined 20,709
Total Received 37,079

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
class rank
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 89
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

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 Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Crew, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Crew, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Field hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Astronomy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Creative Writing
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Ecology
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Design/Architecture
Environmental Studies
European Studies/Civilization
French Language and Literature
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Human Computer Interaction
Information Science/Studies
International/Global Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Journalism
Linguistics
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Pharmacology
Philosophy
Physical Sciences, Other
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Polysomnography
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sustainability Studies
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

26,814

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

17,909
students

Female
49%
8,864

Male
51%
9,045

33%

8,905
students

Female
57%
5,119

Male
43%
3,786

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

16,697
students

Female
50%
8,278

Male
50%
8,419

7%

1,212
students

Female
49%
586

Male
51%
626

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 89%
Student 4 year graduation rate 59%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

13%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
27%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
30%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,562

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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