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Life on Long Island

Close by the historic village of Stony Brook at the geographic midpoint of Long Island, the University campus lies about 60 miles east of Manhattan and 60 miles west of Montauk Point, convenient both to New York City’s urban vitality and cultural attractions and the tranquil countryside and beautiful seashore of eastern Suffolk County. A short drive to some of New York State’s richest farmland and fishing grounds, the spectacular Atlantic beaches at Fire Island, the elegant resorts of the Hamptons, the craggy bluffs and natural harbors along Long Island Sound, and the picturesque village greens and gracious old homes of the North Shore towns. The internationally recognized research facilities of Brookhaven National Laboratory and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory are nearby and a two-hour train ride will bring you to the heart of one of the most exciting cities in the world.

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