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F A S T   F A C T S
Location | Stony Brook
Population | 14,577
Enrollment | 25,710
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home & Host

Term Dates
Fall | 08/28-12/21
Spring | 01/22-05/15

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

Brand New LGBTQ Center and Gender-Inclusive Housing Options
Access to NYC via the Long Island Railroad Station on campus
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 65 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.
2024-2025 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Open
Home Payment |Limited
Campus Availability & Deadlines
2025-2026 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Open
Home Payment |Excellent
Understand Chances of Placement


RegistrationClosed Programs
All of our College of Engineering, Computer Science and courses in the School of Health Technology and Management are closed.

Enrollment in upper division Biology, Business, Chemistry, Economics, Physics 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

Special Programs

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
African Studies, Anthropology, Art... ++ show all


GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept Home/Host Pay
Canadian Students - learn more
  • Will accept Home/Host Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 05/06/24

Finances Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment Students
  • Pay resident-rate tuition to your host campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your home campus
  • Estimated cost: $5280.00.
  • Figures are based on full-time enrollment.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • Pay regular tuition to your home campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your host campus.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment: 17
  • Home Payment: 17

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your 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
Course Fees / MaterialsVariesSemesterHost & HomeMandatory

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

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 05/06/24

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing
  • Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $2000.00
  • Proximity to campus: 5
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans


Figures per Semester are current as of 05/06/24

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $2,100 per semester.


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