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Masters Education At Stony Brook
Our Rankings

Stony Brook’s reputation for excellence speaks for itself.  

London Times Higher Education World University Rankings

  • Ranked in the top 1 percent of all universities in the world

U.S.News & World Report

  • 54th “Best Public University” in the United States
  • 111th “Best National University” 

U.S. News & World Report: America’s Best Graduate Schools

Ranks 13 of Stony Brook University’s graduate programs and six subspecialty fields among the top 50 programs in the nation, including: nuclear physics (4), geometry (6), clinical psychology (9), American politics (20), physics (23), mathematics (24), computer science (44), political science (33), and sociology (41). An additional six programs ranked in the top 100.

Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Ranked in the top 20 of the most productive research universities in the nation
  • 4 departments are ranked in the top ten in the Chronicle’s list of Top Research Universities Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index: Applied Mathematics (7), Developmental Biology (7), Marine Sciences (10), and Structural Biology (7)

Please visit our “Stony Brook at a Glance” page for a more complete look at our accomplishments.

SB by the Numbers
1,900
Dedicated Faculty
1,500
Inventions
450
U.S. Patents
102 
Master’s Programs
43
Doctoral Programs
3
Nobel Prizes
2
State-designated Centers for Advanced Technology



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