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Application Process

  • Currently in good academic standing at a college/university. Please see individual program pages for specific requirements.
  • International Academic Programs may interview candidates to determine their qualifications
  • International students are welcome to apply to SBU programs, though some restrictions may apply. Contact an advisor for details.

How to Apply:

Applicants must submit an online application through ApplyYourself. Click Here to create an account.

All application materials should be submitted electronically. The following information is required:

  • Statement of Purpose (one page, typed): Please indicate your interest in the particular program or location, and describe how the program will help reach your academic goals.
  • Official Transcript from your home university. Please retain the original document; your advisor may request it at a later date. Scan in black and white, at low resolution, then upload. Campus SINC sites can provide assistance.
  • Upload a legible copy of the information page of your passport.
  • The names and email addresses of two academic references. Please Click Here for more information.
  • Additional language proficiency recommendation may be required. Please see individual program pages for details.

Questions should be directed to:

International Academic Programs
Stony Brook University
E-1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794
Phone: (631)632-7030
Fax: (631)632-1396

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