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Please review the following information in order to successfully complete your GSI application.


You must be at least 17 years old prior to the start of your program.

Academic Status

Degree-seeking students that have completed one semester at Stony Brook are not eligible for the Global Academic Program.

Language Proficiency

Program Test Scores No Test Scores
Global Certificate Program Not required Not required
Global Academic Program iBT: 80
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 53
CET: 6
Duolingo: 105
If you do not have any exam scores,
you can request a placement exam via Skype.
GSI Placement Exam via Skype
Intensive English Program Not required Not required