Stony Brook University

310 Administration Building

Stony Brook NY 11794

84 ratings

About Stony Brook University

Founded in 1957, Stony Brook University is a Public college. Located in Stony Brook, which is a city setting in New York, the campus itself is Suburban. The campus is home to 17,026 full time undergraduate students, and 8,708 full time graduate students.

Campus Topics

5%
"We're apathetic"
37%
"We know about current events and vote"
48%
"We participate and encourage others to get involved"
9%
"There's nothing we won't protest"
5%
"We save it for the classroom"
31%
"Sometimes, but not often"
51%
"There's usually intelligent conversation to be found"
14%
"All the time, including weekends"
12%
"It's not really our thing"
29%
"Occasinally we gallery crawl"
52%
"There are a variety of opportunities"
7%
"We're a very artistic group"
3%
"I'm always terrified"
15%
"I only go out in groups"
39%
"I usually let someone know where I'm going"
43%
"I feel extremely safe"
13%
"We don't play sports"
0%
"We play recreationally"
43%
"We bought the gear"
44%
"We live for the big game"
5%
"Haven't met them"
13%
"Available in class"
63%
"They keep regular office hours"
20%
"They're always available"
7%
"No greek life, but other groups to join"
53%
"There is some involvement, but not a lot"
40%
"Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity"
1%
"It's everything. If you're not greek, you're a geek"
2%
"We're not into drinking at all"
29%
"Maybe a little, but it's not a big thing"
42%
"We only party on weekends"
27%
"There's some drinking happening every night"
3%
"Never, we're here to learn"
57%
"There might be people who do"
36%
"People are known to partake on weekends"
3%
"There's a huge drug scene"

Admissions Requirements for Stony Brook University

Admissions at SB are considered More Selective, with 40% of all applicants being admitted. In the 2017/2018 school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 8% of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling. 94% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 73% were in the top quarter, and 40% were in the top tenth.

The application fee is $50 and you can apply online.

SAT Range: 1150 - 1370

Reading & Writing 550 - 660
Math 600 - 710
SAT Community Homepage

ACT Range: 26 - 31

English 24 - 31
Math 26 - 32
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Student Body

Students

46%

female

54%

male

17,026

Total Undergrad Enrollment

8,708

Total Grad Students

9%

Out-Of-State

74%

In-State

17%

International

Organizations

333

Student Organizations

15

Fraternities

14

Sororities

Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

40%

of students living on campus

Student Diversity

% American Indian/Alaskan Native
N/A
% Asian/Pacific Islander
23%
% Black or African-American
6%
% Hispanic/Latino
12%
% White or Caucasian
35%

Academics

The Stony Brook University Academic calendar runs on a semester basis. In the 2017/2018 school year the student to faculty ratio was 17:1. There are 1035 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Stony Brook University include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Cost

The total cost to attend on campus is $40,021. Let's break that cost down. Room and board will run $12,882 annually. Books and Supplies will cost another $900. And lastly, in state tuition and fees is $8,999. Additional cost elements for out of state students are as follows:

Cost Out of State

$26,239

Tuition and fees(Out of state)

$900

Books and Supplies

$12,882

Room and Board

40,021

Total On Campus

Actual Cost By Income Level(W/Financial Aid)

Family Income
Cost
$0 - $30K
$8,954
$30 - $48K
$10,736
$48 - $75K
$16,227
$75 - $110K
$19,165
$110K & UP
$20,166

Financial Aid

All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

76% of students attending Stony Brook University receive some sort of financial aid. 33% were awarded federal grants. While 42% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

We use student reviews and the most current publicly available data on our school pages. As such, we don't typically remove or edit college information. Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Portions of college data include copyrighted material, which is reproduced on this website by permission of Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications. © 2009-2016 by Wintergreen Orchard House. All rights reserved.

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