Stony Brook University

, Stony Brook, NY 11794

About Stony Brook University

SUNY at Albany is classified as a doctoral-granting university with very high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. At least 80% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. Graduate degrees are available in more than half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional education may also be available within other professional fields and related health professions. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate16,384
Student Age% Under 2568%
 % 25 and Over32%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time81%
 % Part-time19%
Race/Ethnicity% White41.5%
 % Black6.1%
 % Asian17.4%
 % Latino7.3%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown15.6%
 % International student12%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
 Doctoral Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted41%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled24%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT93%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT25%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800630 / 800
 SAT Writing520 / 800630 / 800
 SAT Math580 / 800680 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite25 / 3629 / 36
 ACT English23 / 3629
 ACT Writing7 / 129 / 12
 ACT Math24 / 3630 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$100
 In-State Tuition & Fees$6,580
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,990
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid79%
 % Undergraduates with Loans47%
 % Undergraduates with Grants68%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$900
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,142
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,752
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,868
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,868
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$6,836

Neighborhood Data for the Stony Brook Area

Median Age20.5
Median Household Income$49,167
Total Population8,147
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total54.0% 46.0%
 Age 0-9100.0%0.0%
 Age 10-1713.5%86.5%
 Age 18-2454.0%46.0%
 Age 25-2962.2%37.8%
 Age 30-3964.0%36.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White40.6%
 % Black12.2%
 % Asian38.2%
 % Latino10.6%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)11.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,142
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,752
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$440
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