Graduate School Bulletin

Fall 2023

Application Fee Waiver

The application fee for admission to the Graduate School is $100. All applicants are required to pay the application fee. Exceptions are limited to:

  • Applicants who re-apply for admission within one academic year of declining an official offer of admission. Please attach a copy of the offer letter and a copy of the email declining admission to the application before submission.  These items are needed for review and approval
  • Students who are U.S. citizens and have current documentation from a financial aid administrator of an appropriate college or university official substantiating that they are currently enrolled and that the payment of the application would create a financial hardship (complete financial information for the current academic year must be provided, including total cost of education and amount and types of financial aid received). To qualify, applicants must include the necessary documentation listed above at the time of application submission review. These items are needed for review and approval.
  • Current students who have a fellowship/scholarship through EOP, HEOP, SEEK, McNair, Project 1000, AGEP, CSTEP, LSAMP, and AMSNY. To qualify, applicants must have a letter or email from the appropriate agency sent to the Graduate School attached to the application upon submission for review and approval of the application fee waiver request.
  • Veterans of the United States Military Service, currently on Active Duty of members of the National Guard or Reserves are exempt from paying the application fee. NOTE: Before fee waiver is applied, veterans must be vetted through the Office of Veteran Affairs at Stony Brook University and must submit a copy of their discharge paperwork (DD Form 214) with their application submission for review and approval of the application fee waiver request.

For further information on application fee waivers and the fee waiver request process, please visit this page .

Students who do not enroll within 12 months of the original offer of admission must submit a new application and fee.

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