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Stony Brook University is a public research institution founded in 1957, one of 64 schools in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. Stony Brook has designated Campus Life Time every Wednesday, during which students engage in non-academic activities.

Key Facts

Rankings

  • #80 in National Universities according to US News & World Report 2019
  • #32 in Top Public Schools
  • #3 in Nuclear Physics
  • #4 in Clinical Psychology
  • #5 in Geometry
  • #10 in Topology
  • #26 in Mathematics
  • #29 in Political Science

Year founded

  • 1957

School type

  • Public, coed, no religious affiliation

Latest undergraduate enrolment

  • 17,522 

Latest graduate enrolment

  • 8,732

Student-faculty ratio

  • 18:1

Freshman acceptance rate

  • 42%

Average SAT/ ACT for freshman entry

  • SAT 1230 – 1420 / ACT 26 – 31

Average GPA for freshman entry

  • 3.8

International student population

  • 14.3% 

Employment/ job placement rate

  • 94% (2016)

Median starting salary of alumni

  • $54,400 

Popular majors

  • Biology, Psychology, Business Management, Health Science, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Economics, Biochemistry, Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering

Tuition and Room & Board

  • $24,540 / $13,698
About the university

Different colleges/ schools within the university include College of Arts and Sciences: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Renaissance School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, School of Nursing, School of Professional Development, School of Social Welfare.

  • Stony Brook has over 350 clubs and student organizations
  • Over 200 majors available at undergraduate level
  • Over 150 graduate programs
  • Famous alumni include Atefeh Riazi, Chief Information Technology and Assistant Secretary-General for the United Nations; Patricia S. Cowlings, astronaut, aerospace psychophysiologist, first African-American woman astronaut to be trained by NASA 
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