Estimated Expenses: F-1 & J-1 Students, Academic Year 2014-2015

Below is a brief overview of Stony Brook University's tuition, fees and housing charges for Undergraduate and Graduate students studying on both F-1 and J-1 Visas. In order to obtain a Form I-20 or DS-2019 applicants must submit proof of financial sponsorship which indicates that they have sufficient funding to pay for all educational and personal expenses while in the United States. Please be advised that these charges are subject to change and amount considered as sufficient funding may vary from year to year.  Some programs have special tuition and fees (MBA, DPT, PA, DDS, MSW, MD).

Total Expenses represent the estimated full cost for the duration of your program.  This amount must be shown in order to issue your new I-20/DS-2019.

What do I need to upload for proof of funding to get my I-20?

 

F-1 Undergraduate Students*Annual ExpensesTotal Expenses
Freshman $ 38,950 $ 155,800
Sophomore $ 38,950 $ 116,850
Junior & Senior $ 38,950 $ 77,900

 

 

 

 

Breakdown of Undergraduate Annual Expenses

 

F-1 Graduate Students*Annual ExpensesTotal Expenses
Two Year Program, Stipended $ 34,507 $ 69,014
Two Year Program, Unstipended $ 35,342 $ 70,684

 

 

 

Fully funded PhD students must upload their department offer letter to verify funding.

Breakdown of Graduate Annual Expenses

 

 J-1 Exchange Expenses*  Fall 2014Spring 2015Academic Year
Full-time Tuition $ 8,905 $ 8,905 $ 17,810
Fees (Mandatory) $ 1,162 $ 1,162 $ 2,324
Living Expenses Housing $ 4,504 $ 4,504 $ 9,008
Food $ 3,242 $ 3,242 $ 6,484
Books & Supplies $ 450 $ 450 $ 900
Personal $ 684 $ 684 $ 1,368
Health Insurance $ 592 $ 592 $ 1,184

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Undergrad Expenses*Fall 2014Spring 2015Academic Year
Full-time Tuition & Fees $ 10,017 $ 10,017 $ 20,034
Living Expenses $ 8,866 $ 8,866 $ 17,732
Health Insurance (Required) $ 592 $ 592 $ 1,184

 

 

 

 

 

Grad Expenses*Academic Year, StipendedAcademic Year, Unstipended
9 Credits12 Credits9 Credits12 Credits
Tuition $ 15,286 $ 19,857 $ 15,286 $ 19,857
Living Expenses Graduate Housing $ 6,372 $ 6,372 $ 6,372 $ 6,372
Food $ 5,660 $ 5,660 $ 5,660 $ 5,660
Books & Supplies $ 900 $ 900 $ 900 $ 900
Personal $ 1,368 $ 1,368 $ 1,368 $ 1,368
Health Insurance $ 350 $ 350 $ 1,185 $ 1,185

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

*All fees are subject to change without notice

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