Stony Brook University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Stony Brook University is a large four-year, public school with 23,950 students enrolled. This college was established in 1957 and is the only college located in Stony Brook, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
115
At Stony Brook University you can receive your bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Stony Brook University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 115 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Nursing, Management, Biology, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
90%
The rate of student retention at Stony Brook University is very high at 90% (well above New York average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Stony Brook University is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Read more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,200
Average tuition costs are fairly high - around $16,200 a year. The additional fees at Stony Brook University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $2,000; which makes it a total of $18,200 annually.

Read the details about Stony Brook University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
40%
As reported in recent data, 27,513 applications were submitted and 11,023 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Stony Brook University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,000
Stony Brook University provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Stony Brook University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Stony Brook University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 9,500 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable, around $7,000 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Stony Brook University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Stony Brook University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Stony Brook University Location and Maps



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