FACTS & RANKINGS

SIXTY YEARS AND BEYOND

Stony Brook University offers more than 200 undergraduate programs, more than 100 master’s programs and more than 40 doctoral programs. 

HISTORY

1957    Founded

2001    Became member of Association of American Universities

 

LOCATION

60 miles   East of New York City

3 miles   From West Meadow Beach on the eastern seaboard

1,039 acres   On the North Shore of Long Island

MAJORS & MINORS

Most popular undergraduate majors: 
Health Science, Psychology, Biology, Business Management, Applied Mathematics and Statistics,
Mathematics, Computer Science, Biochemistry, Economics and Mechanical Engineering 

65  

Majors

  84

Minors

Top 1%

universities
in the world

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- QS World University Rankings

 

  

Top 35

best value public university

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- Kiplinger and Money Magazine

 

 

17:1

student-faculty ratio

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- Stony Brook University

  

 

TOP 50

public national
university

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- U.S. News & World Report

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FACULTY

98%

Hold doctoral degrees or highest degrees in their fields

2,210+

Inventions

640+

U.S. patents

10% of 300

Intel Science Talent Search competition finalists/semifinalists mentored by our faculty each year,
making Stony Brook a major incubator of Intel talent in the country

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

CAMPUS RESIDENCES

30

Residence halls

23

Apartment-style buildings

10,204

Students live on campus (8,989
undergraduate • 1,215 graduate)

83%

Of freshmen live on campus

 

STUDENT
BODY

(Fall 2016)

25,734

Total Students

17,026

Undergraduates

8,708

Graduates

STUDENT
OUTCOMES

(Fall 2016)

95%

Graduates are either employed or
enrolled in graduate/professional school

$1 million+
over 30 years

Return on investment of a Stony Brook
education, according to PayScale.com

ADMISSIONS
 

FALL
FRESHMAN 
CLASS
(2016)

34,999

Applications

14,233

Accepted

2,934

Enrolled

ACADEMIC PROFILE
OF ENROLLED
FRESHMEN

91-96

Mid-50% range for GPA

610-710

Mid-50% range for SAT Math

580-670

Mid-50% range for SAT Evidence-Based
Reading and Writing

26-31

Mid-50% range for ACT

 

  

 

 

FINANCIAL AID & COSTS   |  2017-2018

ANNUAL TUITION
& FEES

$6,670

NYS Resident Tuition

$24,180

Out-of-State Tuition

$13,454

Room & Board (varies according to meal plan)

$2,616

Fees

FINANCIAL AID

 

76%

Of full-time enrolled freshmen receive financial aid
(average is $12,900)

68%

Of full-time enrolled freshmen receive scholarship/grant aid from federal/state government or institution (average is $9,786)

42%

Of full-time enrolled freshmen receive loan aid from federal government
(average is $5,102)

COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS


College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences is the intellectual core of the University, spanning the sciences, mathematics, humanities, social sciences and fine arts. Our elite faculty are curious scientists, scholars, artists and thinkers, driven for excellence in their disciplines and poised to mentor the next generation of leaders, thinkers and creators. Explore this college

College of Business

The college prepares students for leadership roles, fosters entrepreneurial growth and conducts the latest research that informs business practice. Our prominent faculty achieve rigorous standards for research productivity and teaching effectiveness. We attract top-quality students and engage them in the highest level of hands-on education. Explore this college

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Stony Brook is inventing the future of engineering and applied sciences education, research, and professional practice. CEAS is committed to advancing an innovative, cross-cutting research agenda at the nexus of engineering with medicine and natural and social sciences, well-positioned to drive regional and national economic development. Explore this college

Graduate School

Stony Brook offers graduate programs across the arts and sciences, engineering, business, journalism, health and medicine. As a member of the Association of American Universities and with our partnerships with Brookhaven National Lab and Cold Spring Harbor Lab, we offer a unique opportunity to become involved in pioneering research. Explore this school

School of Dental Medicine

Integrated within Stony Brook Medicine, the School of Dental Medicine has a distinguished history and a vibrant future. The school continuously pursues excellence in education, patient care, discovery and leadership, and advances oral and general health throughout the local and global community. Explore this school

School of Health Technology and Management

From baccalaureate to doctoral degrees, the school offers a variety of high-caliber programs that promote professional growth in a supportive environment. We focus on the latest technological advances, exceptional teaching and meeting the growing healthcare needs of our community. Explore this school

School of Journalism

Our award-winning faculty educate journalists, public communicators and news consumers to value and transmit information that adheres to the highest standards of clarity, accuracy and reliability. Our school was created specifically to prepare you for a dynamic and evolving multi-media future. Explore this school

School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences

Our location on Long Island allows students and faculty to explore a variety of habitats and to tap into nearby resources like the National Weather Service. SoMAS faculty are internationally known for their leadership in research in the atmospheric sciences, all the major disciplines of oceanography and sustainability studies. Explore this school

School of Medicine

The School of Medicine educates physicians and investigators in the biomedical and clinical sciences so that they are empowered to advance the frontiers of research, education, clinical practice and advocacy. As part of a large research university, we bridge the gap between clinical laboratory sciences and healthcare delivery. Explore this school

School of Nursing

The School of Nursing prepares nurse leaders at all entries of practice to advance the health of the local and global communities through high-quality educational programs, clinical practice, and public service. The advantage of being part of an academic medical center gives our graduates a competitive edge. Explore this school

School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Our school is unique in that it will be integrated with the other health science schools, which will provide many opportunities for inter-professional education.The program offers students an innovative and flexible curriculum taught by a stellar health sciences faculty that leads to the Doctor of Pharmacy degree. More information coming soon.

School of Professional Development

SPD is home to graduate and career development programs that help professionals across fields continue to learn and to increase their earning power. We offer a host of high-quality, professionally relevant programs, including excellent graduate programs in face-to-face and convenient online settings. Explore this school

School of Social Welfare

The School of Social Welfare is committed to building a more equitable society based on the values of human dignity, inclusiveness, diversity, equality, and economic, environmental and social justice. Opportunities exist for collaborative research and training with the health sciences and other disciplines. Explore this school
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