Tuition & Fees

$9,624

$27,294

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,899
Declined + 20,414
Total Received 35,313
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Public

17,364

undergraduate students

8,625

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Health Science
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Codes

SAT 2548
ACT 2952

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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 25,989
Established in 1957
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  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)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  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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Stony Brook, NY

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.

Stony Brook University
118 Administration
Stony Brook, NY 11794

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
16 fraternities 2% of male students
 
14 sororities 2% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
48%
Top 1/4
81%
Top 1/2
95%
Bottom 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
18%
600-699
55%
500-599
24%
400-499
3%
700-800
41%
600-699
42%
500-599
16%
400-499
1%
700-800
13%
600-699
38%
500-599
36%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
41%
24-29
39%
18-23
18%
12-17
2%
30-36
41%
24-29
53%
18-23
6%
30-36
41%
24-29
49%
18-23
10%

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

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,899
Declined + 20,414
Total Received 35,313

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: 631 632-6868
F: 631 632-9898
enroll@stonybrook.edu

Financial Aid

67%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,292

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,870
Room $8,402
Board $5,044
Additional fees $2,754
Books & supplies $900
Total $23,970
Average Financial Aid - $13,292
Total with Avg. Aid $10,678
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Other

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Jacqueline Pascariello
Director of Financial Aid and Student Employment
jacqueline.pascariello@stonybrook.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Archery, Athletic Training, Badminton, Basketball, Belly Dancing, Bowling, Crew, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Riflery, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Squash, Team Handball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

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Athletic Directors

Shawn Heilbron (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Africana Studies
American Studies
Anatomical Sciences
Anthropology
Applied Ecology/Evolution
Applied Health Informatics
Applied Mathematics/Statistics
Art History/Criticism
Asian/Asian American Studies
Astronomy/Planetary Sciences
Athletic Training
Atmospheric/Oceanic Science
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Cell Biology
Biochemistry/Structural Biology
Biological Sciences
Biology
Biology 7-12
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Informatics
Biomedical Sciences
Biopsychology
Business Administration
Business Management
Cellular/Molecular Pathology
Chemical/Molecular Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry 7-12
Child Health Nursing
Cinema/Cultural Studies
Civil Engineering
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Clinical Research
Coastal Environmental Studies
Cognitive Science
Comparative Literary/Cultural Studies
Comparative Literature
Compassionate Care/Bioethics
Computational Linguistics
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Contemporary Asian Studies
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 Management
Environmental Studies
European Studies
Experimental Psychology
Film
Finance
French 7-12
French Language/Literature
Genetics
Geology
Geoscience
German 7-12
German Language/Literature
Health Administration
Health Care Policy/Management
Health Sciences
Higher Education Administration
Hispanic Language/Literature
Hispanic Languages/Literature
History
History of Philosophies/East/West
Human Evolutionary Biology
Human Resource Management
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
Mathematics 7-12
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Humanities
Medical Molecular Biology
Medicine
Molecular Genetics/Microbiology
Molecular/Cell Biology
Molecular/Cellular Pharmacology
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Music Performance
Neonatal Nursing
Neurobiology/Behavior
Neuroscience
Nurse Practitioner
Nurse/Midwifery
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing Leadership
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
Pharmacology
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy/Post Professional
Physician Assistant
Physician Assistant/Post-Professional
Physics
Physics 7-12
Physiology/Biophysics
Political Science
Polysomnographic Technology
Psychology
Public Health
Public Policy
Religious Studies
Respiratory Care
Romance Languages/Literature
Science Education
Social Health Psychology
Social Studies 7-12
Social Welfare
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish 7-12
Spanish Language/Literature
Studio Art
Sustainability Studies
TESOL
Technological Systems Management
Technology/Policy/Innovation
Theatre
Theatre Arts
Women's/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Health Science

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

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

25,989

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

17,364
students

Female
47%
8,106

Male
53%
9,258

33%

8,625
students

Female
58%
4,970

Male
42%
3,655

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

16,212
students

Female
47%
7,582

Male
53%
8,630

7%

1,152
students

Female
46%
524

Male
54%
628

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Student Break-down

14%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
33%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

40%

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

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

84

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 83
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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