Stony Brook University
Stony Brook University, founded in 1957 as a college for the preparation of secondary school teachers of Math and Science, has grown to become one of the country's most important centres of learning and research. More than 200 undergraduate programmes, 150 graduate programmes, 26 certificate graduate programmes, and 50 doctorate courses are available at Stony Brook University. Physics and astronomy, ranked #89 by QS Subject Ranking, is one of the university's highest ranked programmes.

Cost of attendance

The university is ranked #141 in Best Value Schools by US News & World Report, giving it an affordable option for students. International students pay USD 24,990 in tuition. The estimated cost of living at Stony Brook University is $44,556 USD.


The university provides both on-campus and off-campus housing. Undergraduates have two accommodation options: corridor style and suite-type. Corridor Style is an alternative for people looking for a typical dorm room. A double/single bedroom, shared bathroom, and lounge area are among the amenities available. Suite Style was an alternative for students who wanted their own place. There are two or three rooms that may accommodate four to six tenants, a communal bathroom, and a common room. The West Apartment, Chavez Hall, Tubman Hall, Eleanor Roosevelt, H Quad, Kelly Quad, Mendelsohn Quad, Roth Quad, and Tabler Quad are among the accommodation possibilities. Residence hall rates start at 4,541 USD each semester and go up to 5,666 USD. Off-campus living is also an option for university applicants.

Acceptance rate

The total number of students enrolled at the university are 29798. Stony Brook is the home away from home for 4,436 international students from 103 countries. The acceptance rate is 42.2 %.


Long Island is home to the university's gorgeous campus. The university has two campuses: the Main Campus and the Southampton Campus. Both campuses are the most convenient to the Long Island Rail Road station. There are two dine-ins, a convenience shop, and ten retail stores on the campuses. They also provide pupils with free nutritional guidance. Their main campus includes the Melville Library, which houses thousands of books. It also features a number of academic centres housed within the library. It also has an athletic indoor practise facility and a stadium called Kenneth P. LaValle Athletic Stadium for persons interested in sports. The University also includes a well-equipped Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation and Wellness Center allowing students to enjoy a higher quality of life from an early age. Belly Dancing, Zumba, Cardio, High-Intensity Interval Training, Circuit Training, Jiu-Jitsu, Women's Self Defense, meditation, and yoga are all part of the fitness class. Professional teachers direct these centres. There are also several galleries.


Stony Brook University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Jobs and Placement

Through Handshake and LinkedIn, the university's Career Communities connect students with employers, alumni, faculty, and staff who share a common interest. Students may also work on campus as a student assistant, graduate assistant, research assistant, Federal Work-Study On-Campus (FWS), or Community Service Federal Work-Study Off-Campus (CSFWS) (CSFWS). 95 percent of bachelor's degree recipients in Fall 2020 are either employed or enrolled in master's/professional programmes. Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, Citigroup, Oracle, IBM, and Lehman Brothers are all recruiting at the university. In Stony Brook, NY, the average pay for a Graduate Student is $40,395 per year.

QS Ranking

#378 QS World University Rankings 2022

The Ranking

#301–350th World University Rankings 2022 by THE

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