joint admission

Joint Admissions Programs

Our Joint Admissions Programs with Nassau Community College and Suffolk County Community College provide students with an attractive and convenient alternative path to earning a degree from Stony Brook University. To take advantage of this unique opportunity:

  1. Apply for and be admitted to an Associate in Arts (A.A.) or Associate in Science (A.S.) degree program at Nassau or Suffolk Community College. Note: Those enrolled in Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree programs are not eligible for participation in the Joint Admissions Programs.
  2. Indicate on your application for admission to Nassau or Suffolk Community College your intention to enroll in the Joint Admissions Program. Or visit the Office of Admissions at Nassau or Suffolk Community College to formally enroll in the Joint Admissions Program prior to the completion of 24 college credits. Note: Students on visas are not eligible for participation in the Joint Admissions Programs.
  3. Meet with Stony Brook University transfer advisors when they visit your community college each semester to ensure a smooth transition to Stony Brook University. During your final semester, submit an Intent to Enroll form.
  4. Complete your Associate in Arts (A.A.) or Associate in Science (A.S.) degree program at Nassau or Suffolk Community College with a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.8 or higher. Additional admission requirements must be met for several majors as noted below.
  5. Enter Stony Brook University as a junior to complete your baccalaureate degree.

Joint Admissions Majors

  • Africana Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics & Statistics
  • Art History and Criticism
  • Art, Studio
  • Asian & Asian American Studies
  • Astronomy/Planetary Sciences
  • Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • *Business Management
  • Chemistry
  • ***Computer Engineering
  • **Computer Science
  • Earth and Space Sciences
  • Economics
  • ***Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Chemistry
  • ***Engineering Science
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • French Language & Literature
  • Geology
  • History
  • Italian Studies
  • Marine Sciences
  • Marine Vertebrate Biology
  • Mathematics
  • ***Mechanical Engineering
  • Multidisciplinary Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language & Literature
  • Women’s Studies

*BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: Students who receive an AA degree in Liberal Arts, an AS degree in Business Administration, or an AS degree in Accounting with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher will be guaranteed admission to Stony Brook’s Business Management major. Suggested courses; Microeconomics, Introduction to Business and Calculus for Non Science Majors.

**COMPUTER SCIENCE: Students who receive an AS degree in Computer Science by June 1 with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher and receive grades of “B” or higher in required courses evaluated as equivalent to MAT 131, MAT 132, CSE 114, CSE 214, and CSE 215 at Stony Brook, with an average of 3.2 or higher in the CSE equivalents, will be guaranteed admission into the Computer Science major. Additionally, courses used for the major may not be repeated. Fall admission only.

***ENGINEERING: Only available through Suffolk County Community College joint admissions programsStudents who receive an AS degree in Engineering Science by June 1 with a cumulative average of 3.2 or higher and receive grades of “B” or higher in majors courses, including calculus and physics, will be guaranteed admission into Stony Brook’s Computer Engineering major, Electrical Engineering major, Engineering Science major, or the Mechanical Engineering major.  Additionally, courses used for the major may not be repeated.  Fall admission only.

For more information about enrolling in Stony Brook University through the Joint Admissions Programs, contact your secondary school counselor or speak with an admissions counselor at one of the following campuses:

Stony Brook University
Undergraduate Admissions Office
118 Administration Building
Stony Brook, N.Y. 11794-1901
(631) 632-6868
enroll@stonybrook.edu

Nassau Community College
Office of Admissions
One Education Drive
Nassau Community College
Garden City, N.Y. 11530-6793
(516) 572-7345

Suffolk County Community College — Eastern Campus
Office of Admissions
Peconic Building, Room 112
121 Speonk-Riverhead Road
Suffolk County Community College
Riverhead, N.Y. 11901-3499
(631) 548-2512

Suffolk County Community College — Ammerman Campus
Office of Admissions
Ammerman Building,
Main Level
533 College Road
Suffolk County Community College
Selden, N.Y. 11784-2899
(631) 451-4110

Suffolk County Community College — Grant Campus
Office of Admissions
Nesconset Hall, Room N-1
Crooked Hill Road
Suffolk County Community College
Brentwood, N.Y. 11717
(631) 851-6876

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