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
PLAN A, PLAN B
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
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.
Campus Location - Only 60 miles east of New York City and 3 miles from West Meadow Beach on the eastern seaboard of the US
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
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry
Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Atmospheric Sciences, Geology, Geosciences, Planetary and Space Sciences
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
Marine Sciences: Marine Biology, Marine Sciences, Marine Studies, Oceanography
Performing Arts: Music, Theater Arts/Drama
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies
Political Science: Political Science
Sociology/Social Work: Sociology, Women and Gender Studies
Theater: Performance and Directing
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
Figures are current as of 7/10/2014.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
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:
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.