Stony Brook University: Admission & Tests

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Below 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 2015/16 this school accepted only 41 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 really important stage of the application process. 82 percent of applicants at Stony Brook University submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 530 to 680 on Critical Reading, from 580 to 750 on Math, and from 520 to 680 on Writing. Hence if you got a score above 640 in SAT Critical Reading, 700 in SAT Math, and 640 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
490
610
640

SAT Math
540
660
700

SAT Writing
480
600
640

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is common step of the application at Stony Brook University. 33 percent of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 25 to 32 on Composite, from 24 to 33 on English, from 25 to 33 on Math, and from 6 to 10 on Writing. It looks like if you scored above 30 in ACT Composite, 31 in ACT English, 31 in ACT Math, and 9 in ACT Writing, that good enough to get accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
23
29
30

ACT English
22
29
31

ACT Math
23
29
31

ACT Writing
6
8
9

Contact Admissions

Phone
(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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