Stony Brook University

country rank  145
world rank  350

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University Overview

Established in 1957, Stony Brook University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Stony Brook (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Stony Brook University (SUNY Stony Brook) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Stony Brook University (SUNY Stony Brook) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 63 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SUNY Stony Brook also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym SUNY Stony Brook
Founded 1957

University Location

Address 100 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook
11794 New York
United States
Tel +1 (631) 632 6000
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 118 Administration Building; Nicolls Road
Stony Brook 11794
(631) 632 6868

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Stony Brook University's Library
Stony Brook University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,199,754 physical volumes, 50,290 physical media, 5,838 digital/electronic medium and 670 licensed digital/electronic databases. Stony Brook University's library has 7 branches.
Housing Yes
Stony Brook University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 10,301 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • State University of New York (SUNY) System
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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