Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York

Stony Brook University Overview

Student population

Address310 Administration Building
Stony Brook, NY
School Websitewww.stonybrook.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Stony Brook University is a large public, 4-year college based in Stony Brook, New York that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 37,828 students applied to Stony Brook University. Of those students, 15,880 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Stony Brook University was $6,870, in addition to fees of $2,755. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Stony Brook University.

Stony Brook University has a 74% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Stony Brook University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
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GPARequired
Applicants admitted

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The Stony Brook University acceptance rate is 42%. To put this into perspective, 15,880 of the 37,828 students who applied to Stony Brook University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Stony Brook University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Stony Brook University had an SAT score between the range of 1,230 and 1,420. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Stony Brook University was between 26 and 31 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Stony Brook University as part of their application.

Stony Brook University Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Stony Brook University, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,870. Combined with fees of $2,755, room and board costs of $13,698, other expenses of $1,868 and the $900 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $27,295 in tuition.

Students at Stony Brook University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Stony Brook University was $5,331 last year, with 36% of students being awarded federal aid.

Stony Brook University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio18:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Stony Brook University.

Stony Brook University has a good gender split, with 48% of undergraduates being female and 52% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are New York residents; in fact, 77% of all students reside in New York. However, 8% of students come from out-of-state and 15% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at Stony Brook University is 18:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Stony Brook University Popular Majors and Programs

HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
ENGINEERING
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
PSYCHOLOGY
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS

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