17,364
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,292
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
42
42%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Stony Brook University, State University of New York is a University institution located in Stony Brook, NY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Admissions Office
118 Administration Building
Stony Brook, NY  11794-1901
United States
Contact Ms. Judith Burke-Berhanan
Dean of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: enroll@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-632-6868
Fax: 631-632-9898

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Environmental Design/architecture Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
European Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Pharmacology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical And Biomolecular Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
Polysomnography Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Human Computer Interaction Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physical Sciences Related Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35,313
Applied
14,899
Accepted
17,364
Enrolled
42%
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Female Admissions

18,045
Females Applied
7,703
Females Accepted
43%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

17,268
Males Applied
7,196
Males Accepted
42%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.83
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3.5
Other requirements: Audition

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 1st April 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 671 590 680
SAT Math 633 620 730
ACT Composite 28 26 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,870
In-state
24,540
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,755
Full-time student fees
13,698
Room & board
8,654
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

13,292
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,202
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,432
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,763
Avg. Loan Aid
5,378
Avg. Grant Aid
8,641
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

17,364
Total undergrad students
14%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.13%
Black or African American 6.79%
White or Caucasian 33.46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.16%
Asian 24.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 2.56%
Other 6.26%

Gender

Male (53.32%)
Female (46.68%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 53%

Student Activities

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Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Roth Pond Regatta, Opening of School/First Night Out and Diversity Day/Strawberry Festival

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Community Service Organization, Residence Hall Association, Commuter Student Association, Asian Students Alliance and Chinese Association at Stony Brook

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,566
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,075
Part-time - 491
Male - 923
Female - 643