Please see the Stony Brook Graduate School
Requirements for Admission. All applications are submitted
online. You must supply three letters of recommendation and provide two official transcripts.
If you are an international student, two official transcripts in your native language
and two official transcripts translated into English must be mailed to: Stony Brook University Department of Chemistry Graduate Admissions Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY 11794-3400 USA Phone: (631-632-7926)
Once complete, your application will be reviewed by the Graduate Admissions Committee.
Although we will consider an application file at any time and we do not have a deadline,
it can be to your advantage to apply by January 15 (January 1 for international applicants)
if you wish to begin your studies in the fall. Earlier applications are encouraged,
particularly for those wishing to be considered in the campus-wide competition for
Graduate Council Fellowships.
As an international student, for admission with financial support to the Ph.D. program, you must demonstrate English proficiency
prior to matriculation.
Please see the Graduate School’s requirements
To be considered for admission, you must present a passing total score and speaking section score for either the
TOEFL or IELTS tests.
Please see the Graduate School’s
English Proficiency Requirements web page for the most up-to-date requirements. To be admitted to the PhD program with financial
support, a minimum overall score of 90 on the TOEFL iBT, with a minimum score of 18
on the speaking section, or a minimum overall score of 6.5 on the IELTS, with a minimum
speaking sub-section score of 6. The Graduate School will not make exceptions to these
requirements. To be admitted to the MS program, a minimum overall TOEFL iBT score
of 80 is required.
We offer admission to international students every year. The percentage of international
students varies from year to year.
For further information about our Graduate Program, email us at
email@example.com or call us at 631-632-7926.
Three letters of recommendation are required with your application. If the letters
are submitted by post, each recommender must seal the two (2) copies in separate envelopes
and put their signature on the seal of the envelope.
The recommendation form is optional and can be downloaded from the "recommendations"
section of the online application. If you have a problem downloading the form, then
have the letters sent without the form.
One copy is sent to the Graduate School, while the other copy is kept in our records.
International students may submit photocopies of their TOEFL IBT scores for review.
However, any offer of admission is dependent upon your submission of official scores.
The application fee ($100) is required by the University and cannot be waived or deferred.
We cannot review your application without the fee.