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International Applicant Information

The process for collection of documentation is an entirely online process through Visa and Immigration Services.  If appropriate, you will receive an email to check your SOLAR account and begin the application process under the heading "Visa and Immigration Services." Please follow all directions carefully. For more information regarding Visa and Immigration Services, please visit:

Please contact us with any questions you may have at 


If your native or primary language is not English, you must take an English proficiency test. To be considered for admission, an applicant must present an acceptable score on the TOEFL or IELTS test.

The minimum scores are as follows:
iBT: Internet-based test 90

IELTS: Overall score of 7 with no subsection below 6.

The Stony Brook institutional code for the TOEFL test is 2548. For IELTS test, it is 5366


For institutions attended abroad, an evaluation by appropriate agency to determine US equivalencies, official transcript and translation are required. Transcripts from institutions outside the U.S. must be evaluated by an organization such as World Education Services ( If you select the new WES ICAP service, we will accept the copies of the transcript(s) WES sends to us as official.

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