Stony Brook, NY
Stony Brook University


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Recent Reviews

Tessa
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I enjoy being a student here and look forward to what I will study in future semesters. The environment is very welcoming and...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I enjoy being a student here and look forward to what I will study in future semesters. The environment is very welcoming and many of the professors are ready to offer help to students who need it. There are a lot of opportunities to get involved on campus.

Dainty
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, Stony Brook is a great school, academically challenging with rigorous classes. Stony is a STEM school with great opp...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, Stony Brook is a great school, academically challenging with rigorous classes. Stony is a STEM school with great opportunities for people who pursue STEM careers. Sometimes it feels like every other person you encounter is a Biology major or in the Health field.

Jennifer
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, Stony Brook University comprises of incredible students who are always striving to do their best. I've met such amaz...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, Stony Brook University comprises of incredible students who are always striving to do their best. I've met such amazing people here; although the buildings are run down, the food is disgusting, and the air conditioning/ heat is illogical, the people is what makes me keep coming back.

Morrighan
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's overall a very good school. We are diverse and there are opportunities for everyone to find something they enjoy. Lots o...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's overall a very good school. We are diverse and there are opportunities for everyone to find something they enjoy. Lots of sports and arts extra-curricular activities that are well-funded. The food is very good now, and there are several Starbucks on campus.

Aliakbar
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Great school. There are many places to go to on free time. Campus itself offer many extracurricular activities and clubs. Ma...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Great school. There are many places to go to on free time. Campus itself offer many extracurricular activities and clubs. Many great off campus dining. School itself is clean, are faculties are very friendly, always there to help. Most importantly, a lot of student tutoring services so you wont fall behind

Jen
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall I liked my time at Stony Brook. I thought the campus offered many ways to get involved and/or join clubs and meet peo...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall I liked my time at Stony Brook. I thought the campus offered many ways to get involved and/or join clubs and meet people. Though I can't say all of them were that welcoming or there were cliche in some of the social clubs. Academics could be improved with smaller classroom lectures and class participation. I studied psychology and don't remember much of what I have studied because it was mostly memorizing information instead of critical thinking. I remember having one professor who read from her slides and notes, and you just copied word for word of what she said to pass. I am disappointed in the career center. I had interned there and was made to feel at the end of the internship by some of the career staff (won't name names) that I had some type of learning disability and that I was best not suited for a career in career counseling. I must admit that I was not the faster learner and when it came to the other interns, I was slow at things. Fast forward a couple of years, I am glad that I did NOT let what they have said affect me or take it seriously or I would have not pursue a career in career counseling. Right now, I am working as a career counselor and happy with the career path I have chosen. I hope the career center have improved since the time I have been there and are more encouraging of students of their career goals and dreams.

Elle
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think that Stony Brook is a school with good academics and not-so-good food. The people are down to earth and willing to ne...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think that Stony Brook is a school with good academics and not-so-good food. The people are down to earth and willing to network. The professors are generally dedicated to their students. It is easy to get involved in research and extracurriculars.

Bhakti
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Come in with an open mind and a drive to study, and you'll be successful. Stony Brook provides all of the resources to succee...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Come in with an open mind and a drive to study, and you'll be successful. Stony Brook provides all of the resources to succeed in the science and mathematics fields. The arts department was cut this past semester and for good reason. Some professors are good and some are mediocre. It seems that everyone is either premed or engineering.

Nazmeen
What is your overall opinion of this school?

In my opinion, academic-wise, the school is definitely living up the expectations that I originally had. The only issue I hav...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

In my opinion, academic-wise, the school is definitely living up the expectations that I originally had. The only issue I have at the moment is that the food is not very good. After the food provider was changed, the food became unliked by all the students. The student body put in multiple complaints and currently the school is looking to fix that issue.

Teren
What is your overall opinion of this school?

At first glance, I was able to feel the great vibe from this astounding university. It may be soon to say but, I will have a ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

At first glance, I was able to feel the great vibe from this astounding university. It may be soon to say but, I will have a great time learning with intellectuals that far surpass the ordinary and hanging out with new friends. The school is welcoming to the freshmen including myself and I want to continue that. Clubs are willing to text potential new members before the academic year and there are no excuses to not join. If anyone from the New York area who wants to experience great education and club involvement, join SBU Seawolves.

Details

  • Enrollment
  • 17,026
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $8,999
  • Acceptance rate
  • 41%

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