Stony Brook UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Stony Brook, NY

$10,175

Avg in-state tuition

$27,845

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Stony Brook University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Stony Brook University is a large public university located on a suburban campus in Stony Brook, New York. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 26,814, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 44%. The university offers 75 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 76%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $10,175, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $27,845.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

44% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1230-1440

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 26-32

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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27k

Students Enrolled

22%

Online Student Enrollment

19:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

35%

Asian

21%

Non-U.S. Citizen

17%

Hispanic

11%

Unknown

7%

Black

6%

Two or more races

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

52%

Socio-economic diversity

36% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

36%

State Grant Aid

45%

Institution Grant Aid

69%

Pell Grant

36%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,467
State Grant Aid $4,523
Institution Grant Aid $4,666
Pell Grant Aid $4,913

Financial Outlook

$44k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$19k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.