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Stony Brook University

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100 Nicolls Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11794, United States

Location info of Stony Brook University

  • Located just 10 minutes east of Stony Brook, Port Jefferson is a vibrant harbor town with beaches, shops, and parks to explore.
  • Students can explore numerous indoor and outdoor activities including rock climbing; ice skating; apple, peach, and pumpkin picking; kayaking; and sailing.
  • An on-campus train station connects students to NYC and the greater Long Island area.


Top Reasons to Study in Stony Brook University

Opportunities abound

Stony Brook’s active and vibrant campus life is filled with co-curricular experiences to complement our academic curriculum and enhance the overall college experience.


At Stony Brook University, we define the rich diversity of our students, faculty, clinicians and staff to be both a defining characteristic and an essential source of strength for our campus community.

As the Nation evolves, the terms “diversity”, “equity” and “inclusion” (DEI) have progressed to represent persons from a growing array of backgrounds, cultures, identities and experiences, to name a few.

Far Beyond Academics

Hundreds of clubs and student organizations, intramural and Division I sports teams, art, music and cultural events throughout the year keep our diverse student body involved, active and entertained.

University details

About Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, one of America’s most dynamic public universities, is New York’s flagship university and No. 1 public university. Stony Brook is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, a center of academic excellence and an internationally recognized research institution that offers all students a world-class education.

Career at Stony Brook University

The Career Center provides career coaching and support for students in MA, MS, and PhD programs who are interested in entering private industry, government, and the non-profit sector. Graduate students are encouraged to take advantage of Career Center resources, services, job fairs, workshops, and other networking opportunities.

Campus life

Our suburban, 1,400-acre park-like campus is two hours east of NYC on Long Island. The university is minutes from two national research laboratories, beaches, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife in Stony Brook and the Village of Port Jefferson.


Undergraduate degrees:

  • The average scholarship award is $3,000

Ranking & Accreditation of Stony Brook University

  • #1 public university in New York U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best Colleges
  • #58 in National Universities U.S. News & World Report, 2024
  • #26 in Top Public Schools U.S. News & World Report, 2024
  • #12 among national universities in social mobility U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best Colleges

Student Accommodation at Stony Brook University

  • Housing: $11,250
  • Dining: $7,050

Living on campus contributes to student success through educational opportunities, supportive services, and a commitment to safety and security, with a focus on cost-effectiveness. The staff of Campus Residences, commit ourselves to the well-being of residents. We will provide challenging and rewarding experiences and encourage residents to take full advantage of the opportunities presented. Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is reflected in all that we do.

Programs at Stony Brook University


  1. Africana Studies
  2. American Studies
  3. Anthropology
  4. Art History & Criticism
  5. Asian & Asian American Studies
  6. Astronomy/Planetary Science
  7. Biochemistry
  8. Biology (BA & BS degrees offered)
  9. Chemistry – BS
  10. Comparative Literature
  11. Earth and Space Sciences
  12. Economics
  13. Engineering Chemistry
  14. English
  15. European Studies
  16. French Language & Literature
  17. General/Undeclared
  18. Geology
  19. German Language & Literature
  20. Globalization Studies and International Relations
  21. Health Science
  22. History
  23. Human Evolutionary Biology
  24. Italian Studies
  25. Linguistics
  26. Mathematics
  27. Media/Art/Culture
  28. Multidisciplinary Studies
  29. Music
  30. Philosophy
  31. Physics
  32. Political Science
  33. Psychology – BA
  34. Sociology
  35. Spanish Language & Literature
  36. Studio Art
  37. Women’s & Gender Studies
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  1. Business Management

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  1. Applied Math & Statistics
  2. Biomedical Engineering
  3. Chemical and Molecular Engineering
  4. Civil Engineering
  5. Computer Engineering
  6. Computer Science
  7. Electrical Engineering
  8. Engineering Science
  9. Information Systems
  10. Mechanical Engineering
  11. Technological Systems Management
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  1. Communication
  2. Creative Writing
  3. Journalism
  4. Mass Communications
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  1. Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
  2. Coastal Environmental Studies
  3. Ecosystems and Human Impact
  4. Environmental Design, Policy & Planning
  5. Environmental Humanities
  6. Environmental Studies
  7. Marine Sciences
  8. Marine Vertebrate Biology
  9. Sustainability Studies
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