Stony Brook University, SUNY

2,196 reviews
  1. Stony Brook, NY
  2. 4 Year
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    C-
  8. Location
    D+
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B-
Stony Brook University, SUNY is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AA
Athletic Conference
Colonial Athletic Association
Address
310 Administration Building
Stony Brook, NY 11794

Stony Brook University, SUNY Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
41%
SAT Range
1150-1350
ACT Range
26-30
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$13,352/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,770/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,020/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,121/ year
  • $76-110k
    $18,774/ year
  • $110k+
    $19,617/ year

Academics

Professors
C-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
64%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.129 responses
48%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.122 responses
39%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.122 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
15,385Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
32%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 48 responses
Report
  • Science Related Majors
    44%
  • Pre-medicine
    40%
  • Competitive
    8%
  • Lots of school pride and spirit
    6%
  • Unmotivated
    2%
  • Academic and stable
    0%
  • Science and Research
    0%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.140 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.163 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 54 responses
Report
  • Good
    26%
  • Excellent
    24%
  • Educational
    22%
  • Boring
    17%
  • Wonderful
    7%
  • Cut throat
    2%
  • Mediocre
    2%

After Stony Brook University, SUNY

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$55,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
69%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
56%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.57 responses

Reviews

2,196 reviews
  • Excellent
    231
  • Very Good
    737
  • Average
    966
  • Poor
    189
  • Terrible
    57
The Open House at this institution was very impressive. The facilities seem standard. Campus life was vibrant even during the visit. The food establishments exceed my expectations. The faculty was courteous. I am looking forward to seeing more of the college during my Fall visits.
  • Niche User
  • 2 days ago
Everyone on campus is super friendly, and the classes I've taken so far have been very engaging. The professors are also super friendly and they all definitely care about each student's success.
  • College Freshman
  • 10 days ago
In all honestly, the school is okay. There are just many bad students but its up to me to focus or get distracted. I go to my classes everyday and do what is right at all times.
  • College Student
  • 11 days ago