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Financial Support

All students accepted into the MCB Program receive a full tuition waiver and a stipend. The stipend for the academic year is $27,630 with health insurance assistance.


Students entering the MCB program are admitted through the Graduate School of the State University of New York and must have a Baccalaureate degree in an appropriate field. Consideration for admission requires the following by the deadline dates below:

  • Copies of Undergraduate/Graduate school transcripts uploaded to the application. Original transcripts are to be submitted only if you are accepted into the program.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) ETS Code 2548
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL (for students that English is not their native/primary language) ETS Code 2548


  • December 1
  • GRE exams should be taken by October to ensure receipt of scores by the application deadline.

For full consideration all application material must be submitted by the deadline date.

Whenever possible, prospective candidates are invited to visit Stony Brook to meet with MCB program faculty and students.

All applications are submitted online through the ApplyYourself Graduate School website.

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