Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University is located in New York, Albany.

It is ranked as #88 in Best National University.

Kiplinger ranking is 25.

It is a public University.

Stony Brook University offers following types of degrees and certificate programs:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree in research
  • Doctor's degree for professional practice

Acceptance rate at Stony Brook University for undergraduate program was 41.98%.

Last year, 37828 students applied for undergraduate program and 15880 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 41.98% makes it not so competitive to get admission.

8734 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

1174 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education and 809 are enrolled in at least one distance education course, but not all distance education.

Stony Brook University had 8575 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

461 students were enrolled in top 6 Masters degree programs.

Stony Brook University offers 111 graduate programs specialization.

Stony Brook University does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is not so competitive.

The biggest potential conflict for a 9-5 job is that most of the required courses are scheduled during the day. Therefore, students that are also employed must have the job flexibility to attend these required courses. And, accounting is often ranked as one of the most desirable professions available—including being ranked as one of the top 25 jobs in 2016 by U.S. News World Report. In 2016, ranked the career of accountant in the top 50 best jobs in terms of work environment, income, employment outlook, physical demands, and low level of stress. For the past five years, The College of Business has hosted an accounting firm student networking event in the Fall semester, giving students and firms the opportunity to discuss internships and full time jobs.


Stony Brook University has been ranked 88.

Kiplinger College Outstate rankings rank Stony Brook University at 25

and Kiplinger College instate rankings Stony Brook University at 33


Acceptance Rate: 41.98%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $22,650

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $24,540

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $9,413

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $4,632

Stony Brook University most popular Master's Degree programs with respect to student count are

Computer and Information Sciences : 162
Educational Leadership and Administration : 152
Medicine : 126
Human Resources Management : 95
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration : 86

Stony Brook University most popular under graduate programs with respect to student count are

Business Administration and Management -MBA : 430
Psychology : 417
Biology and Biological Sciences : 356
Computer and Information Sciences : 265
Registered Nurse : 246