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Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York

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Overview

Student Population
26,256
Stony Brook University overview
Location Stony Brook, New York
Online stonybrook.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Stony Brook University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Stony Brook, New York, Stony Brook University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 37,828 prospective students applied, and 15,880 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,383 enrolled in the school.  21,706 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,550 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $6,870 plus fees of $2,755. SUNY Stony Brook is ranked 124 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes

SUNY Stony Brook is rated within the top 24% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

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Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1230/1420
ACT 26/31
GPA 3.8
Applications Accepted
42% 
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Applications Due Mar 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

New York Resident Tuition
$6,870
In State Costs for Stony Brook University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$2,755
Room and Board $13,698
Budget for Other Expenses$1,868
Total One Year Cost$26,091
Out of State Resident Tuition
$24,540
Out of State Costs for Stony Brook University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$2,755
Room and Board $13,698
Budget for Other Expenses$1,868
Total One Year Cost$43,761

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$59,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
67% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Stony Brook University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 17%
Health Professions 17%
Biology 13%
Psychology 11%
Business 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196097 IPEDS survey data for Stony Brook University.

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