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Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

Stony Brook University, founded in 1957, is a public institution and is part of the State University of New York system. Its 1,100-acre campus is located in Stony Brook, 60 miles from New York City.

Web Sitewww.stonybrook.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students17,026
   Women7,878 (46.3%)
   Men9,148 (53.7%)
Graduate Students8,708

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate41% of 34,999 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.81
SAT Math653 average
600-710 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading601 average
550-660 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing595 average
540-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite28 average
26-31 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $25,471
Out-of-state: $42,981
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,257
Out-of-state: $26,767
Room and Board
$13,446
Average Percent of Need Met71%
Average Freshman Award$13,687
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$24,656

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class SizeNot reported

CAMPUS LIFE

Stony Brook Population13,740
Nearest Metropolitan AreaNew York City
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 85% of freshmen, 51% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotSeawolf
Sororities25% of women participate
Fraternities 35% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
27.4% Asian
7.6% Black/African-American
13.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
40.7% White
7.4% Unknown
International Students13.8% from 128 countries
First-Year Students Returning89.2%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
51.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Average 3.63 3.91 653 638 29
Low 2.20 2.20 420 440 21
High 4.00 5.00 800 780 35
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DID YOU KNOW?

• SUNY Stony Brook athletic teams are called the "Seawolves" in honor of local Tlingit Indian mythological creatures, said to bring good fortune to all those who see them.

• The Emerson String Quartet, artists-in-residence at Stony Brook, won Grammys for Best Chamber Music Performance and Best Engineered Classical Album.

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