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COLLEGE PROFILE

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Asian-American Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Design/Architecture
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Journalism
  • Linguistics
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences, Other
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesHealth professions and related sciences, Biological/life sciences, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, nursing, education
Special ProgramsDouble major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships, New York semester, Washington semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageRequired
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty1,124
Part-Time Faculty580
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
91%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 20% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 34% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings1,412,907
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus1670
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Professional Studies, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Arts in Public Policy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Public Health
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Adult Nursing
  • African Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Community Health
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Education
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • French
  • Geosciences
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Communication
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages
  • History
  • Human Resources Management
  • Immunology
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Italian
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Marine Affairs
  • Marine Sciences
  • Marketing
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Physics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Neuroscience
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Pathology
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Romance Languages
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Software Engineering
  • Statistics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Theater
  • Women's Health Nursing
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Physical Therapy
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Adult Nursing
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Anatomy
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art History
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Community Health
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Dentistry
  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Genetics
  • Geosciences
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Psychology
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages
  • History
  • Immunology
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marine Sciences
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Physics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Molecular Physiology
  • Music
  • Neuroscience
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Pathology
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology--General
  • Science Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Software Engineering
  • Statistics
  • Structural Biology
  • Technology and Public Policy
  • Women's Health Nursing
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  GPA SAT ACT
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Average 3.65 3.93 634 622 29
Low 2.30 2.30 420 480 23
High 4.00 5.00 800 780 34
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