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Study Abroad

Semester Program 


  • Overview


    Located on Long Island, an hour east of New York City, Stony Brook University is one of the premier research institutions in the United States. Stony Brook University offers semester or yearlong programs for exchange or visiting students from our prestigious partner universities. 

    In addition to the challenging courses, we encourage all students to engage in the numerous opportunities and activities we have to offer. Please explore our website to learn more about how Stony Brook University is the perfect destination for your study abroad experience!

  • Course Offerings

    Course Offerings

    Our student bulletin contains all undergraduate courses offered at Stony Brook University. Students have the ability to search courses by keyword, name or subject.

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  • Program Dates

    Program Dates (Spring 2018)

    First day new students are allowed to check into their room Tuesday, January 16
    Mandatory orientation for new exchange and visiting students Thursday, January 18
    First day of class Monday, January 22
    Last day of finals Wednesday, May 16
    Required dorm check out by 4:00PM Wednesday, May 16
  • Application Procedure

    Application Procedure

    Phase One: Before acceptance students must provide the following documents.
    * Note: Completion of phase one is due April 1st for Fall and October 15th for Spring


    Complete the online application and upload the following documents:

    Study Statement: A one page, typed Study Statement uploaded to your application.

    Passport: Upload a clear copy of the information page of your passport.

    TOEFL (if applicable): Exchange/Visiting students must have a minimum of 80 IBT or 6.5 IELTS. Upload a clear image of your unexpired proficiency score.

    Home University Transcripts: Upload a clear image of your home university transcripts.




    Steve Fogarty
    Exchange Advisor
    International Academic Programs & Services
    E-1340 Melville Library
    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3397
    Phone: (631) 632-7030
    Fax: (631) 632-1396

  • Apply


    Begin the application process by following the apply link below.


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