How to apply?
1. SELECT A PROGRAM
If you are already a Stony Brook student, you can get valuable advice and information from the Prehealth Advisors in the Academic and Transfer Advising Services office.
2. REVIEW DATES & DEADLINES
3. CHOOSE YOUR APPLICATION
Prior to applying, it is important to select the correct application for your program. Programs listed below utilize external application centers. If the degree program you are applying to is listed below, please click the corresponding link for further application instructions.
If your program is not listed above, please select your school/program from the list below and continue to step 4.
- School of Nursing
- School of Health Technology and Management
- Graduate Program in Nutrition
- School of Social Welfare
4. COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION
The majority of application questions are answered below in our detailed FAQs. If a response to your question is found here, we may refer you back to this page. Scroll down for the section that is of most interest to you!
Supporting documents - resume & personal statement
The school code is not a mandatory field for submitting your application. If you are still having trouble finding your school, it is acceptable to write the full name in the "name of institution" field on the educational history page.
Level 2, Room 271, HST
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8276
**Please note, the School of Nursing requires all supporting documentation to be uploaded to the online application. Official transcripts are due upon admission.
Please check SOLAR for this information.
If you have checked SOLAR and the transcript is still not listed as received:
If they were sent less than two weeks ago, they may still be in transit. Contact our office if your transcripts may be under an alternative name or sent to an incorrect address within Stony Brook University. (Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee retrieval of transcripts sent to the wrong address on campus).
If application has not been submitted:
You must submit your application in order to check for document receipt. Upon submission of your application, instructions will be emailed to you regarding how to check for receipt of your documents using our online system ( SOLAR). Please allow one week for creation of your application file and update of your SOLAR document summary. Applicants are not penalized for any document processing delay.
If application submitted under two weeks ago:
Please allow 7-10 days for full update of SOLAR. We appreciate your patience.
THE ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE WILL NOT REVIEW FAXED TRANSCRIPTS.
Letters of Recommendation
You may have the recommender send in a hard copy but will still be responsible for finding another online recommender, (or your application will be incomplete). We do not provide delivery confirmation of hard copy recommendations, so we suggest that the recommender provide you with the recommendation in a sealed envelope. Please use delivery confirmation or tracking number when mailing it to the Office of Student Services.
Please allow up to two weeks for full update of SOLAR. We appreciate your patience.
You will receive notification by email. Please add our email address to your contact list in order to avoid messages getting caught in spam.