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Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

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Features

  1. Brand New LGBTQ Center and Gender-Inclusive Housing Options
  2. Access to NYC via the Long Island Railroad Station on campus
  3. Top 1% Universities in the World - QS World University Rankings, 2018

About This Campus

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 indoor sports complex seats 5000 and the football stadium seats 6000. We have an observatory and nuclear accelerator.

Location Information

Only 60 miles east of New York City, the campus is situated on the North Shore of Long Island. The Long Island Railroad has a stop on campus, making traveling to and from New York City accessible.

2022/2023 Placement

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Host Payment
Limited
Home Payment
Closed

2023/2024 Placement

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Host Payment
Excellent
Home Payment
Very Good

Learn more about Chance of Placement
and choosing alternate options.

Fast Facts

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Location | Stony Brook
Population | 14,577
Enrollment | 26,782
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home & Host
Term Dates
Fall | 08/23-12/16
Spring | 01/24-05/18

Campus Diversity

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1st Nation/Native | 1%
Asian | 23%
Black | 7%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 0%
Hispanic/Latino | 12%
Two or more | 0%
White | 37%
Other | 20%
International | 0%
featured area
research

Academics

Registration
  • Campus Catalog
  • Priority: According to class standing
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Coordinator for assistance
Closed Programs
All of our Engineering, Computer Science and courses in the School of Health Technology and Management are closed.

Limitations
Enrollment in upper division Biology, Business, Chemistry, Economics and Psychology classes may be difficult.

Notable Academic Programs

  • Marine Sciences
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Biology/Life Science
  • Physics
  • Journalism

Unique Academic Programs

  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Asian American Studies
  • Environmental Design
  • Environmental Studies
  • Marine Biology

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

African Studies, Anthropology, Art... ++ show all

Conditions

GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
  • "None."
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept Home/Host Pay
Canadian Students
  • Will accept Home/Host Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 05/09/22

Finances
  • Campus Budget
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment Students
  • Estimated cost: $5278.00.
  • 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 Host Payment students.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment 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 Home Payment students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment: 17
  • Home Payment: 17

Financial Aid - Host Payment
For Host Payment 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 eligible 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 Host Payment applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

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

Financial Aid - Home Payment
For eligible Home Payment students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Financial Aid - Canada
Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
NSE Program Fee $150.00 Year Host & Home Mandatory
Housing Deposit $200.00 Year Host & Home Mandatory

Important Notes: Health Insurance rates are subject to increase every semester.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 05/09/22

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • On-Campus Housing
  • 52% living on campus
  • Double: $7297 (includes meals)
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
Off-Campus Housing
  • Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $2000.00
  • Proximity to campus: 5
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans

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