Stony Brook University

Acceptance Rate 44 %
SAT Average 1,335
Tuition & Fees $27,761
Student Population 26,256
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,413

Academic Overview

Stony Brook University Campus, Stony Brook, NY
Stony Brook University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Stony Brook, New York. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $10,091 for New York residents and $27,761 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 26,256 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 44% and the graduation rate is 76% last year.
The salary after graduation from Stony Brook University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $62,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Stony Brook University are $10,091 for New York residents and $27,761 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $13,793 for in-state students and $25,583 for out-of-state students.
Stony Brook University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at SUNY Stony Brook. The acceptance rate of SUNY Stony Brook is 44% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21%. The average graduation rate is 76% and the transfer-out rate is 16%. The average received amount of financial aid is $9,413 and 59% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 26,256 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Stony Brook University is 44 %.
Graduation Rate for Stony Brook University is 76 %
Transfer-out Rate for Stony Brook University is 16 %
Retention Rate for Stony Brook University is 90 %
Student Population for Stony Brook University is 26,256
Student to Faculty Rate for Stony Brook University is 18 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,413 at Stony Brook University.

Offered Degrees

SUNY Stony Brook offers 263 major programs through online and on-site education where 31 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree751
Post Bachelor's Degree355
Master's Degree8213
Post Master's Degree149
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship470
Doctor's degree - professional practice103

Special Learning Opportunities

Stony Brook University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:10,301)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,044)

Veterans Benefits

Stony Brook University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges