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Stony Brook University, State University of New York

  • Stony Brook, NY
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 46%54%
    student ratio
  • 16,107
    total students
  • $5,870 | $17,810
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 39%
    acceptance rate
  • Very Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 647
    sat math
  • 597
    sat reading
  • 593
    sat writing
  • 28
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Architecture
    • Environmental Design/Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • European Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian-American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Science/Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • International and Comparative Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Foreign Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English as a Second/Foreign Language (Teaching)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Linguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Comparative Literature
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Italian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pharmacology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ecology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Applied Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science, Technology and Society
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sustainability Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Astronomy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Sciences Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Respiratory Care Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Professions Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

39% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied30,300
    • Accepted11,963
    • Acceptance Rate39%
    • Enrolled16,107
    • Female Applicants15,718
    • Females Accepted5,966
    • Female Acceptance Rate37%
    • Male Applicants14,582
    • Males Accepted5,997
    • Male Acceptance Rate41%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some Interview
      audition, SAT or ACT
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.76
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer March 1st April 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 597 550 650
    • SAT Math 647 600 700
    • SAT Writing 593 540 650
    • ACT Composite 28 26 30
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$5,870
    • Out-of-state tuition *$17,810
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$2,130.00
    • Room and board *$11,364.00
    • Room only *$7,268.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students16,107
    • Male Student Percentage54%
    • Female Student Percentage46%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino10.09%
    • Black or African American6%
    • White or Caucasian37.09%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.14%
    • Asian23.97%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.15%
    • Two or more races2.22%
    • Unknown8.69%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout9.84% representing 110 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students9% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 60%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Inter Fraternity and Sorority Council, Residence Hall Association, Commuter Student Association, Sport Club Council, Chinese Association at Stony Brook
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Badmington Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Crew Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football No Division 1 Yes
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Sailing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 1 No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
    • Wrestling Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Badmington Yes No No
    • Baseball Yes No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Crew Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey Yes No No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Sailing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball No Division 1 Yes
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Weight Lifting No No No
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,467
    • Full-time Percentage65%
    • Part-time Percentage35%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio18:1 or 19,058 students to 1,068 faculty

Location & Contact

Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794
USA

Ms.Judith Burke-Berhanan

Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

Phone: 631-632-6868
Fax: 631-632-9898
Email: enroll@stonybrook.edu



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