|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||4%|
|Student to faculty ratio||17:1|
|Dormitory capacity||9,912 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Stony Brook University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 34,999 applications and only 14,233 students were granted admission. Stony Brook University is at the #39 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 36% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 79% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1150 to 1370|
|ACT||26 to 31|
Stony Brook University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $23,710 and in-state students paid $6,470.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 76% of Stony Brook University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 33% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,943 (which is 11.5% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Stony Brook University in 2016-2017, was 1,197, which is 42% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,102 (which is 3.8% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Stony Brook University has enrolled a total of 25,734 students (21,277 students full-time and 4,457 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 25,734 students, 1,615 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 50% men and 50% women and 17,026 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 8,708 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 2,006 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 17%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%
Black/African American: 6%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Stony Brook University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||36%||3,783||715|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||6%||670|
|Mathematics And Statistics||3%||262|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||2%||232|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||2%||221||193|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||2%||156|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Stony Brook University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Stony Brook University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $38,200. Last year, out of the total 4,234 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,811 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,685 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 4,170 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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