Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York

Stony Brook University Admissions Overview

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What is Stony Brook University acceptance rate?

Stony Brook University has an acceptance rate of 42%. This means that if you have the right grades then you have a good shot of being accepted into the school. In the last academic year, 42% out of the people who applied to Stony Brook University were accepted into the school.

It's not just admissions rates that matter. Academics are an important consideration. In terms of academics, admissions standards are high. The average SAT score at Stony Brook University was 1,325 in the last academic year, and the average ACT score was 57.

Only 21% of students who are admitted into Stony Brook University go on to enroll at the school. This is reasonable because most students who apply for college apply to multiple schools.

Applicants to Stony Brook University are required to submit their GPA to the school.

Stony Brook University SAT Scores

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What are the SAT requirements to get into Stony Brook University? In the last academic year, Stony Brook University accepted students with SAT scores as low as 615.

The upper range for SAT scores at Stony Brook University was 710. On average, applicants had an SAT score of 663.

This shows that even if you don't have the best SAT scores, you will still have a shot of admittance. However, having strong SAT scores will definitely improve your chances of being accepted.

85% of people who applied to Stony Brook University in fall 2018 submitted their SAT scores as part of their application. So, no matter what your scores are, you'll probably want to submit them to the school if you want a good chance of being accepted.

ACT Scores

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How about ACT scores? What are the ACT requirements to get into Stony Brook University?

While only 25% of applicants submit their ACT scores to Stony Brook University, submitting them is a good way of showcasing to the admissions board that you are a good fit for the school.

According to admissions data, Stony Brook University usually accepts students who have composite ACT scores of 50 or greater. The average ACT score of an applicant in fall 2018 was 29. Some applicants had ACT scores of up to 32. The higher your ACT scores are, the more likely you are to be accepted into the school.

Stony Brook University Admission Statistics

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In fall 2018, a total of 37,828 students applied to study at Stony Brook University. Of those students, 18,046 were men and 19,782 were women.

Applications are not the only admissions statistic you should consider; acceptance rate is also a key factor to think about. 42% of students at Stony Brook University were accepted into the school in fall 2018. This represents a total of 15,880 students. 7,485 of students who were accepted were male and 8,395 of the students accepted were female.

The percentage of students who were accepted that enrolled at Stony Brook University in the last academic year is 21%. Overall, 3,383 students who applied to Stony Brook University enrolled in the school. Of those students, 23% of women who were accepted and 20% of men who were accepted enrolled.

Stony Brook University Admission Requirements

Test ScoresRequired
High School GPARequired
High School Class RankRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended

What are the Stony Brook University admissions requirements?

At Stony Brook University, you are required to submit your high school test scores. Stony Brook University asks prospective students to submit their GPA to the school.

You'll be asked to submit your high school class rank as part of your application.

What's more, you do not need to submit letters of recommendation from your high school. You will also not be asked to demonstrate your competencies as part of your application.

As part of your application, Stony Brook University accepts AP Credit. Credit for life experiences is also accepted.

Stony Brook University Credits Accepted

AP CreditYes
Dual CreditNo
Credit for Life ExperiencesYes

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