Stony Brook University: Admission & Tests

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Stony Brook University LogoBelow is a quick overview of Stony Brook University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Stony Brook University admission requirements are pretty competitive, in 2013/14 this school accepted only 40 percent of the applicants.

This school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

Stony Brook University generally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$50
Stony Brook University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Stony Brook University is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $100.00. The first-professional application fee is $75.00.

SAT Test Scores

Completing Scholastic Ability Test is a necessary stage of the application process. 90 percent of applicants at Stony Brook University submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 510 to 660 on Critical Reading, from 580 to 730 on Math, and from 510 to 660 on Writing. Hence if you got a score above 620 in SAT Critical Reading, 680 in SAT Math, and 620 in SAT Writing, this should make you safe for being admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
470
590
620

SAT Math
540
650
680

SAT Writing
470
590
620

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is a rather common step of the application at Stony Brook University. 25 percent of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 24 to 30 on Composite, from 23 to 31 on English, from 25 to 31 on Math, and from 6 to 9 on Writing. It looks like if you scored above 29 in ACT Composite, 29 in ACT English, 30 in ACT Math, and 8 in ACT Writing, that good enough to get accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
22
27
29

ACT English
21
27
29

ACT Math
23
28
30

ACT Writing
6
8
8

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(631)
632-6000
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Stony Brook University, please contact this school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (631) 632-6000 or check Stony Brook University Website

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