Stony Brook University: Ranking & Review

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Stony Brook Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 178 513
Top 4%

Stony Brook University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate42%42%43%
Applicants35,31317,26818,045
Admissions14,8997,1967,703
Enrolled undergraduates3,1671,6951,472
Enrolled total (including graduate students)25,98912,91313,076

4,672 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,966 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $100.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,437
Percent of students submitting SAT scores77%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
635
Math
675

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,197
Percent of students submitting ACT scores38%
ACT Composite
28
ACT English
28
ACT Math
29

Stony Brook University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $25,471 $42,981
Off-campus $29,492 $47,002
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,446 and other expenses per full academic year.

Stony Brook University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 10,301 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,670 $24,180
Fees for full-time undergraduates $2,587 $2,587
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $278 $1,008
Tuition for Full-time graduates $10,870 $22,210
Fees for full-time graduates $1,765 $1,765
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $453 $925

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 845 457 275 1,577
Engineering 412 297 49 758
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 591 71 48 710
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 398 282 680
Psychology 412 33 9 454
Social Sciences 392 36 17 445
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 251 181 12 444
Mathematics and Statistics 272 84 38 394
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 44 248 2 294
Physical Sciences 132 38 57 227
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 172 11 14 197
Education 181 2 183
Visual and Performing Arts 55 26 40 121
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 116 116
English Language and Literature & Letters 75 28 8 111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 78 21 7 106
History 49 4 5 58
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 51 5 56
Natural Resources and Conservation 17 13 30
Philosophy and Religious Studies 13 4 9 26
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 17 17
Architecture and Related Services 13 13
Grand Total4,2892,1365927,017

A total of 4,289 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Stony Brook University.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,728 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate72%66%79%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

General info

Alternative namesSUNY Stony Brook
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Founded1957
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff4,580
Instructional FTE2,081
Research FTE83
Public Service FTE11
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.stonybrook.edu
Address310 Administration Building
Stony Brook, New York, 11794
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone6316326000

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