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About Stony Brook University

Among the top 100 universities in the nation and the top 40 public universities.

Stony Brook University, widely regarded as a SUNY flagship, is one of America’s most dynamic public universities, a center of academic excellence and an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.

About Stony Brook University Students

  • Diverse student body of nearly 27,000 high-achieving students
  • Over 17,000 undergraduates from nearly all 50 states and more than 150 countries
  • Offers over 200 undergraduate programs, more than 100 master’s programs and more than 40 doctoral programs. 

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Why Recruit Stony Brook University Students

Stony Brook University develops qualified diverse talent who are hard working, focused, and ready to impact the world. Our student and alumni talent are exposed to experiential learning opportunities, focused on career competencies, and eager to lead in their respective career interests.


Our students are ready to face academic challenges and take on career opportunities.  Over 30% of undergraduates are first generation college students excited to build a bold future.


Our students are a mosaic of cultures, backgrounds and interests that represent and celebrate contemporary and global perspectives. 


Our students are humble, but proud.  They have strong confidence in their skills and are grateful for the opportunites available to them.


Our students are in relentless pursuit of tomorrow’s big ideas.  As the world around them continues to rapidly change, they are quick to adapt and contribute their perspective to solve problems.


Our students are eager to get to work and are actively involved in areas on campus and in the community.  When you meet our students you will learn about the incredible work they are doing with the clubs, organizations, student employment, community service, and research projects they are involved in.



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Top 40

public universities in US



-U.S.News & World Report

Top 100

in the world



-Washington Monthly magazine