As Long Island's only public research university, Stony Brook produces the innovations and the educated workforce that drive the area's economy.
of all economic activity in Long Island
Stony Brook's large and diverse benefits to Long Island's economy provide an indirect economic stimulus to the regional economy far beyond that which appears in the University's direct expenditures.
Long Island's largest single-site employer, SBU creates and supports jobs that sustain the region's economy.
of total jobs inSuffolk County
jobs supported bySBU operatingexpenditures
jobs supported bySBU capitalexpenditures
The main mission of any institution of higher learning is to enhance human capital. The aggregate effect of all SBU graduates on output, earnings, and jobs supported is tremendous.
Economic output by SBU graduates
Increased aggregate earnings
Jobs supported by SBU graduates
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