Here at Stony Brook you’ll discover the advantages of a major university — excellence in education, an active research environment and one of the best university teaching hospitals in the region.  


Top 1%

in the world


- QS World University Rankings



Top 35

best value public colleges


- Kiplinger and Money Magazine




student-faculty ratio


- Stony Brook University



TOP 50



- U.S. News & World Report

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You’ll find what you’re looking for at Stony Brook University.
We offer a variety of experiences and programs that will challenge, inspire and sustain our diverse range of students.

Study Abroad

Explore global study opportunities in an International Exchange Program at one of our overseas partners or at a Study Abroad Program led by Stony Brook faculty. These programs span an academic year, a single semester, a summer or winter session, but the experiences and memories will last a lifetime. Explore This Program (Study Abroad)

National Student Exchange

Experience the adventure and diversity of people, culture and geography when you study at another campus through National Student Exchange. Choose from nearly 200 U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities and widen your horizons academically, personally and socially. Explore This Program (National Student Exchange)

Semester by the Sea

Spend a semester immersed in marine studies while in residence at Stony Brook Southampton. The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences offers programs that take full advantage of our Marine Science Center, its research vessels, waterfront lab facilities and unique campus location on the shores of Shinnecock Bay. Explore This Program (Semester by the Sea)

SUNY Korea

SUNY Korea provides a global education to all students and nurtures creative leaders who can overcome challenges in our global society. The first American university founded in Korea, each year it continues to expand program offerings in a variety of academic fields such as engineering, fashion, science and more. Explore This Program (SUNY Korea)