Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

Questions and Answers

Zion K.
25 days ago
What is the average amount of financial aid students receive at Stony Brook University?
Shale S.
1 month ago
Does Stony Brook University allow students to double-major, and does it cost more?
Aaliyah S.
3 months ago
Does SBU have a MSN program?
Arbine R.
3 months ago
How is Stony Brook University updating the curriculum to help students better prepare for the demand in the workforce?
Mohammed U.
3 months ago
Are all Stony Brook University majors accredited?
fatima a.
3 months ago
What is the cost range for the different housing that is available to freshman?

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Somewhat Selective (42% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

37% White
19% Asian
11% Hispanic
6% Black
2% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Senior Software Engineer127k
Software Engineer99k
Electrical Engineer83k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)79k
Human Resources (HR) Manager76k
Mechanical Engineer70k
Data Analyst64k
Based on 12,866 student responses
60.1kAvg. Early Career Pay
111kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
50%in High-Meaning careers
35%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$27,845 / year
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