Stony Brook University SUNY

United States of America

382thQS World Ranking

The State University of New York at Stony Brook is a public research university located in Stony Brook, NY, a part of the SUNY system. Originally founded in 1957 to train secondary school teachers in science and mathematics, Stony Brook has expanded throughout its short history into a major research hub with sea-grant and space-grant designations, nestled on a 1,454-acre Long Island campus.  In 2001, SUNY Stony Brook was elected to the Association of American Universities, joining four private universities (Cornell, Columbia, NYU, and Rochester) and one public university (SUNY Buffalo). The university is the largest single employer in Long Island.

The school offers more than 200 undergraduate programs and more than 140 graduate programs across 13 different schools and colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Graduate School, School of Dental Medicine, School of Health Technology and Management, School of Journalism, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Professional Development, School of Social Welfare. The most popular majors at Stony Brook University-SUNY include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Biology/Biological Sciences; Business Administration and Management; Psychology and Applied Mathematics

The total student population at the university is over 23,500 students of which more than 17,000 are enrolled in the undergraduate courses. Research is a major focus for Stony Brook: its faculty has been awarded more than 600 U.S. patents. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 17:1 and the acceptance rate is 41%.

The only form of aid available to an international student is a private/alternative loan. This is a loan offered through a lending institution of student’s choice.  The student must apply directly with the lender.

Notable Alumni: Jon Oringer (American programmer, photographer, and businessman, best known as the founder and CEO of Shutterstock), Christine Goerke (American dramatic soprano), Josephine Victoria "Joy" Behar (American comedian, writer, and actress)

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English

The major in Africana Studies provides students with a thorough background in the historical, political, social, and economic conditions of people of African descent. The major is designed to explore issues within the black international communities of Africa, the United States, the Caribbean, and Europe from both historical and contemporary perspectives.

Official high school transcript, Online Teacher/Counselor Evaluation and Essay, Typical SAT scores: Math (600-710), Critical reading (550-660), Writing (540-660), ACT (26-31), Average GPA 3.5-4.0, TOEFL: CBT-213, IBT-80, PBT-550

Lecturer in African Studies, Social Media Content Specialist, Assistant Director, Instructor, Adjunct Faculty-Africana Studies View

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English

The program in American Studies redefines traditional disciplinary approaches, inte grating and connecting new approaches to American studies that include a multicultural as well as a transnational understanding of the Americas. New methods of cultural analysis are introduced that challenge the power of comparative transnational histories to diversify political narratives of citizenship, homeland, and popular sovereignty.

Official high school transcript, Online Teacher/Counselor Evaluation and Essay, Typical SAT scores: Math (600-710), Critical reading (550-660), Writing (540-660), ACT (26-31), Average GPA 3.5-4.0, TOEFL: CBT-213, IBT-80, PBT-550

Archivist, Broadcaster, College Professor, Copy Editor, Data Analyzer, Editorial Assistant, FBI Agent, Grant Writer, History Teacher, Human Resources Manager, Insurance Underwriter, Journalist, Lawyer, Social Worker, Librarian, Museum Curator, Paralegal, Policy Analyst, Public Relations Specialist, Publisher, Radio Announcer, Reporter, Researcher

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English

The undergraduate program introduces the student to the general field of anthropology, its branches, its theories and methods, and its relation to the other social sciences, the humanities, and the natural sciences. The curriculum emphasizes the fields of cultural anthropology, archaeology, and biological anthropology.

Official high school transcript, Online Teacher/Counselor Evaluation and Essay, Typical SAT scores: Math (600-710), Critical reading (550-660), Writing (540-660), ACT (26-31), Average GPA 3.5-4.0, TOEFL: CBT-213, IBT-80, PBT-550

Charity officer,Community Development Worker,International Aid/Development Worker,Local Government Officer,Market Researcher,Social Researcher

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English

The undergraduate programs in Art are designed to provide the student with a thorough background in the history and criticism of art, as well as sound training in studio practice and theory. The courses of study, while allowing students a considerable degree of choice, will also usually fulfill requirements for admission to graduate study or preparation for professional work in the field.

Official high school transcript, Online Teacher/Counselor Evaluation and Essay, Typical SAT scores: Math (600-710), Critical reading (550-660), Writing (540-660), ACT (26-31), Average GPA 3.5-4.0, TOEFL: CBT-213, IBT-80, PBT-550

Archivist, Educator, Technical Writer, Event Organizer, Museum worker/curator

15th Jan

English

The interdisciplinary major in Asian and Asian American Studies combines analytical perspectives and research methods of the social sciences and humanities in an integrated curriculum that is based on area studies and ethnic studies scholarship. Students acquire in-depth knowledge of particular regions of Asia, enhanced appreciation of Asian cultures and societies, greater awareness of contemporary issues of global concern facing both Asia and the United States, and a better understanding of the histories, struggles, and contributions of Asian Americans.

Official high school transcript, Online Teacher/Counselor Evaluation and Essay, Typical SAT scores: Math (600-710), Critical reading (550-660), Writing (540-660), ACT (26-31), Average GPA 3.5-4.0, TOEFL: CBT-213, IBT-80, PBT-550

Instructor, East Asian Studies, Instructor - Ethnic Studies, Postdoctoral Fellow in Transnational Asian Studies, Director

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a) Common Application

b) $50 application fee

c) Official high school transcript

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT scores: Math (600-710), Critical reading (550-660), Writing (540-660), ACT (26-31)

f) Average GPA 3.5-4.0

g) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

h) TOEFL: CBT-213, IBT-80, PBT-550

i) Online Teacher/Counselor Evaluation and Essay

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $ 24540.

Graduate: Fees vary for each program.

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Stony Brook University, SUNY is $15565 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities

Undergraduate: Fall- January 15, Spring-November 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

21630

Students

17365

Undergraduates

8625

Postgraduate

2735

Faculty Strength

7

Student Faculty Ratio

41
%

Acceptance Rate

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24540

Tuition Fees

$
15565

Living Cost

$
3655

Other Fees

3.79

Avg. GPA

87
%

Avg. Percentage

1310

Avg. SAT

* All cost are in USD