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Stony Brook University ranked 9th in New York State and 80th in the nation as a Best Value College by SmartAsset, a financial technology company that uses software and data to provide advice on major personal finance decisions. Top-performing schools ranked as a result of their performance in categories including scholarships provided, starting salary, tuition, living costs and retention rate.

Ranked at #82, Stony Brook University is in the Top 100 of Forbes Best Value Schools 2016. The ranking is based on tuition costs, school quality, graduation success and post-graduate earnings. “With a college degree still a near universal aspiration in this country, Forbes looks at the U.S. colleges and universities that provide students with the most value for the dollar. This is our newly reimagined Best Value Colleges ranking, an analysis of the brainiest research universities and leading liberal arts schools, both public and private, that are well worth the investment. — Forbes, The 300 Schools Worth the Investment

Several of Stony Brook University’s graduate programs are once again cited among the top 100 nationwide in the U.S. News and World Report 2017 Best Graduate Schools rankings, which were released on March 16. Clinical Psychology Program: 4th Physician Assistant Program: 16th Occupational Therapy Program: 44th School of Medicine (Research): 56th College of Engineering and Applied Sciences: 62nd Physical Therapy: 64th Social Work: 71st School of Nursing: 95th Fine Arts: 98th Within engineering, Stony Brook’s programs ranked in the top 100 in the following subspecialties: Materials Engineering: 48th Computer Engineering: 56th Biomedical Engineering/Bioengineering: 58th Mechanical Engineering: 65th Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engineering: 66th…

Stony Brook University’s 2016 Stars of Stony Brook Gala, hosted by the Stony Brook Foundation, will honor Glenn Dubin ’78, Hon. ’12, and his wife Dr. Eva Andersson-Dubin, and Major League Baseball all-star pitcher Joe Nathan ’97, Hon. ’13, on Wednesday, April 20, at Chelsea Piers in New York City. Now in its 17th year, the annual fundraiser has raised nearly $40 million to support student scholarships and a variety of academic programs at the University. This year’s Gala will again support student financial aid as well as Stony Brook University Athletics. Glenn and Eva Dubin are generous benefactors to Stony Brook University; their gifts during the…

Finding ways to enable economic and social mobility, one of the defining hot-button issues of our time, is a challenge for many institutions of higher learning. Removing the obstacles to a quality education isn’t just a moral mandate for college and universities — it’s become a necessity. As the students of today become the employees of tomorrow, it will become increasingly important for them to acquire the specialized skills and knowledge needed to meet the heightened demands of the 21st century workplace. Creating opportunity for disadvantaged students has long been a priority at Stony Brook. Indeed, one of the University’s…

Stony Brook University is recognizing Women’s History Month in a series of exciting events that are taking place on campus throughout the month. You are invited to help celebrate women’s accomplishments and opportunities at the following events. Saturday, March 5, 9 am to 2 pm, Engineering Building, Room 145 Girl Power in STEM: Step It Up! Girl Power in STEM: Step It Up! is a symposium that celebrates the accomplishments of women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Lecturers and panelists will discuss the impact of women in STEM careers, on the work environment, and on the economy, as well…

Putting the Science in Super Tuesday  As voters in 14 states on Super Tuesday answer the question of who they want to be their party’s nominee for president of the United States, The Science Coalition (TSC) asked students, researchers and faculty at four universities — including Stony Brook — a different question. Why should science matter to our presidential candidates? TSC and its 64-member universities are focusing on the need to maintain America’s leadership in scientific discovery and innovation. The initial answers reflect the challenges facing the nation, as well as what people hope for the future. The presidential candidates’…

Stony Brook University again won Best College/University on Long Island for the fifth consecutive year and Samuel L. Stanley, Jr. was voted Best College President for the second consecutive year. The University earned 2016 Bethpage Best of LI designations in the 11th annual competition as follows: Best College or University: Stony Brook University Best College President: Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD Best College Sports Program: Stony Brook University Best College Sports Coach: Steve Pikiell, Men’s Basketball Best Film Festival: Stony Brook Film Festival Best Learning Center Business: Stony Brook Child Care Center Best Adult Day Care: Long Island State Veterans Home…

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