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About Stony Brook University


  • Ranked one of the top 100 universities in the nation by   U.S News & World Report 
  • Among the top 1 percent of higher education institutions in the world ( Center for World University Rankings).
  • One of only 10 universities nationwide recognized by the National Science Foundation for combining research with undergraduate education
  • 1,040-acre residential campus on Long Island
  • Computing centers and comfortable rooms with high-speed Internet access
  • More than 200 majors, minors, and combined-degree programs
  • Eighth among public institutions placing graduates in elite graduate programs in medicine, law, and business according to the  Wall Street Journal
  • Ranked among the top 35 best values in public colleges, according to  Kiplinger Personal Finance
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