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Location:Stony Brook
Setting:Suburban
Population:14,577
Enrollment:21,000
On Campus:59%
Language:English
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 08/25-12/17
  • Spring 01/26-05/20

Tuition & Payments
PLAN A: OPEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

PLAN B: UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$3,997

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$6,229

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN A, PLAN B

Campus Diversity
40%Caucasian
6%African American
10%Hispanic
26%Asian American
0%Native American
8%International
10%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog
Outgoing Students

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


A member of the elite AAU, we are recognized as one of the nations' finest public research universities and as the number one research institution in the SUNY System. Bicycle paths, an orchard, a pond, and spacious plazas compliment modern laboratories, classroom buildings, and residence halls. The Staller Center offers hundreds of programs in music, theatre and dance. The indoor sports complex seats 5000 and the football stadium seast 6000. We have an observatory and nuclear accelerator.
Offered by the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, we also have a SEMESTER BY THE SEA program. This program is designed for undergraduate students to spend the fall semester immersed in marine studies while in residence at the Stony Brook Southampton Campus. The program takes full advantage of Stony Brook's Southampton Marine Science Center, research vessels, waterfront lab facilties and access to the Atlantic Ocean.
http://www.stonybrook.edu/sb/southampton/sea_marine.shtml

Campus Location - Only 60 miles east of New York City and 3 miles from West Meadow Beach on the eastern seaboard of the US
Situated on 1,039 acres on the north shore of Long Island
A four-season climate.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology, Archaeology

Area Studies: Afro-American Studies, American Studies, Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Cinema and Cultural Studies, European Studies, Japanese Studies, Judaic Studies, Korean Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art History, Studio Art, Theater Art

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Evolutionary Biology, Human Biology

Business: Business

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

Communications: Journalism

Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Atmospheric Sciences, Geology, Geosciences, Planetary and Space Sciences

Economics: Economics

English: Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, English, Linguistics

Environmental Studies: Energy/Environmental Policy, Environmental Design, Environmental Geology, Environmental Studies, Sustainability Studies

Foreign Language: Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish

General Studies: Classical Studies, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Sciences

Geology: Geology

History: History

Marine Sciences: Marine Biology, Marine Sciences, Marine Studies, Oceanography

Mathematics: Mathematics

Performing Arts: Music, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Sociology, Women and Gender Studies

Theater: Performance and Directing

Closed Programs
All courses in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. All courses in the School of Health Technology and Management, Pharmacology and Athletic Training.

Limitations
Enrollment in upper division biology, chemistry, economics and psychology classes may be difficult. Music and Art courses may require an audition or portfolio submission. Journalism, studio art and theater courses are very limited.

Notable Academic Programs
Marine Sciences, Creative Writing, Biology/Life Science, Physics, Psychology

Unique Academic Programs
Atmospheric Sciences, Asian American Studies, Environmental Design, Environmental Studies, Marine Biology

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Only available at March conference
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate or post-baccalaureate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan A/B
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 7/10/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $3,997.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan A students.
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan A: 17
  • Plan B: 17
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 7/10/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
NSE Program Fee: $150 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $200 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Tuition Deposit Fee: $150 Year Plan A Mandatory

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $0 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • Perkins
  • SEOG
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 002838

Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 7/10/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $6,229 (includes meals)
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $1,400
  • Proximity to campus: 5
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.


All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.