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Colleges / Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Stony Brook, NY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate48%
Acceptance Rate48%

About SUNY Stony Brook

As part of Stony Brook Campus community, you'll find limitless possibilities that will take you beyond conventional thought and innovation. Make your world anything you want it to be!

Stony Brook University, State University of New York is a public, state college in the suburb of Stony Brook, New York. SUNY Stony Brook was founded in 1957. The college currently enrolls around 26,608 students per year, including 17,999 undergrads.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Stony Brook University, State University of New York

It is very difficult to get into SUNY Stony Brook. SUNY Stony Brook admitted 48% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 38,826 applications received in 2022, 18,659 students were offered admission.

Stony Brook University, State University of New York Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 48%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.9
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 37%

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Stony Brook University, State University of New York is locatedin the town of Stony Brook, New York, in the suburbs of New York City.

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College Info

SUNY Stony Brook Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SUNY Stony Brook is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SUNY Stony Brook is Mar 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

SUNY Stony Brook SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1320 - 1460


Math SAT Range

670 - 770


Reading SAT Range

630 - 710

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1460 and Above


1320 to 1460


1320 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for SUNY Stony Brook students is 1384. Applicants with SAT scores of 1460 and above have a good chance of being admitted to SUNY Stony Brook, while applicants with SAT scores between 1320 to 1460 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1320 have a low chance of being offered a spot at SUNY Stony Brook.

SUNY Stony Brook Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at SUNY Stony Brook is like? There are approximately 26,608 students enrolled at SUNY Stony Brook, including 17,999 undergraduate students and 8,609 graduate students. 93% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from NY and 7% percent of students are from other states.


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