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Tuition and Fee Rates

The Office of Student Accounts is responsible for billing you for charges associated with your enrollment. Your tuition bill is comprised of tuition and fees, and if applicable, health insurance, meal plan, and housing costs.

This page provides information regarding billing rates for credit-bearing enrollment at Stony Brook University for the Fall 2016 semester.

The table below provides total tuition and fee charge information for full-time enrollment. Full time enrollment, unless otherwise indicated, is 12 or more credits. Exception: G2, G4 and G5 students are considered full-time at nine (9) credits and are assessed the broad based fees at the full-time rate. For detailed breakdowns of individual charges, or for detailed per-credit charge information, please see the rate table for your relevant tuition group.
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Tuition -
NYS Resident
Fees Total -
NYS Resident
Undergraduate 3,235.00 1,264.75 4,499.75
Graduate - (G1/3 - 12 cr) 5,435.00 848.00 6,283.00
Graduate - (G2/4/5 - 9 cr) 4,077.00 848.00 4,925.00
Graduate - MBA 7,205.00 848.00 8,053.00
Graduate - MSW 6,475.00 848.00 7,323.00
Graduate - Physician Assistant 7,010.00 848.00 7,858.00
Graduate - Nursing Practice 12,195.00 848.00 13,043.00
Graduate - Physical Therapy 12,195.00 848.00 13,043.00
Tuition -
Fees Total -
Undergraduate 11,855.00 1,264.75 13,119.75
Graduate - (G1/3 - 12 cr) 11,105.00 848.00 11,953.00
Graduate - (G2/4/5 - 9 cr) 8,325.00 737.25 9,062.25
Graduate - MBA 12,195.00 848.00 13,043.00
Graduate - MSW 11,105.00 848.00 11,953.00
Graduate - Physician Assistant 14,695.00 848.00 15,543.00
Graduate - Nursing Practice 21,440.00 848.00 22,288.00
Graduate - Physical Therapy 20,465.00 848.00 21,313.00

*Please note that costs for housing, meal plan, and insurance charges are not included in these totals. Additional course fees, International Student Fees and Late Payment Fees may also apply. (See more information below.)

Detailed and Per-Credit Rate Tables

Please select the relevant rate table for your tuition group. These rate tables are provided as PDFs.



Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Physician Assistant

Nursing Practice

Physical Therapy Per Semester

Physical Therapy Per 2015/2016

Physical Therapy Per 2016/2017

Course Fees

Please note that depending on specific course enrollment, additional course fees may apply to offset the costs of chemicals, supplies, materials and maintenance associated with particular courses. For detailed information, including eligible courses and fee rates, please visit: http://www.stonybrook.edu/sb/coursefees.html

Broad Based Fees (Comprehensive Fee)

For more information regarding specific fees, including the College Fee, Intercollegiate Athletics Fee, Student Health Services Fee, Technology Fee, and Transportation Fee, and for waiver eligibility information for eligible fees, please visit: www.stonybrook.edu/bursar/fees

Online Graduate Programs

Students enrolled in fully online graduate degree programs will be billed tuition, college fee, academic excellence fee, technology fee and the graduate activity fee.

Required Student Health Insurance

All full-time, domestic students at Stony Brook are automatically billed for the University Health Insurance plan at the beginning of each semester. Effective Spring 2016, all full time non-matriculated students will be billed the Student Health Insurance Charge.

The cost of this insurance is $1,561.25 for the Spring 2016 semester.

The Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) is applicable to domestic students. The International Student Health Insurance is applicable to all International Exchange, Research & Study Programs.

If a student already has comparable health insurance coverage through a job or through a relative's insurance plan, a waiver of the required insurance may be completed online through SOLAR.

For more information regarding the insurance plan, and the waiver process, please visit the Student Health Services website.

Housing and Meal Plan

Dormitory and Apartments Room Rates

Residence Hall and Apartment room rates are listed on the Campus Residence's website. Please visit their rates page for the most current information: http://studentaffairs.stonybrook.edu/res/finance/rates.shtml

Meal Plans

All undergraduate students who reside in the residence halls, who are in their first or second semester of enrollment at Stony Brook are required to enroll in a Resident Meal Plan, regardless of the residence hall in which they reside.

Resident students who live in a residence hall designated as non-cooking must enroll in a Resident Meal Plan, regardless of class year or tenure at Stony Brook. Students who are required to participate in a meal plan are billed for the full semester cost of the Resident Meal Plan they select.

More information regarding meal plan options and rates is provided on the Campus Dining website: http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/fsa/accounts/meal-plan/resident-meal-plan.html

International Student Fees

International Student Health Insurance

The Student Health Insurance (SHIP) is applicable to domestic students. The International Student Health Insurance is applicable to all International Exchange, Research & Study Programs. Detailed information is provided on the Student Health Services website.

Rates for the Spring 2016 International Student Health Insurance plan will be $704.05. This will be the effective rate from 1/15/16 - 8/14/16.

International Student Service Fee

The International Student Service Fee is charged to all F-1 and J-1 students. This fee supports services related to advice and assistance to non-immigrant students in obtaining and maintaining valid immigration status in the United States as well as costs related for compliance with United States government regulations. The fee covers individual and group counseling to students in adjusting to life in the United States and the American system of education.

The cost of this fee is $100.00.

Late Fees

Late Registration Fee

The late registration fee is assessed to students who register on or after the first day of classes. This fee is $50.00. Please see the academic calendar for more information regarding this charge.

Late Payment Fee

A late fee is charged each month your semester bill remains unpaid or is not deferred by financial aid. This charge is assessed on or after the 15th of each month. This is charged at a rate of up to $50 each month, and up to $200 per semester. Please pay by the due date shown on your Billing Notification E-mail sent to your @stonybrook.edu e-mail account.