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Affordable Excellence
With prestigious rankings and international recognition that place us among the Top 1%* of higher education institutions worldwide, Stony Brook is invested in undergraduate research. In fact, we're one of only ten research universities nationwide to receive a Recognition Award for the Integration of Research and Education (RAIRE) from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Stony Brook is one of the most affordable top-ranked universities in the nation.

  • Stony Brook has been named to Kiplinger’s list of 30 Best College Values in the Mid-Atlantic region, ranking 4th in the “public colleges and universities” category.

  • U.S. News & World Report has ranked SB among the top 100 universities and top 35 public universities.

  • Nearly 90% of our recent graduates are either employed or continuing their education.


Stony Brook’s affordable tuition means less future debt and real savings that can help you pay for your graduate studies or any number of life passages yet to come.



*Top 1% according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.



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