Stony Brook is one of America’s most dynamic public universities. We are a center of academic excellence and an internationally recognized research institution that offers all students a world-class education.
Stony Brook University—SUNY is a public institution that was founded in 1957. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 17,364, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 1,454 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Stony Brook University—SUNY's ranking in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 80. Its in-state tuition and fees are $9,624 (2018-19); out-of-state tuition and fees are $26,934 (2018-19).
Stony Brook University is one of 64 schools in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. Located on the North Shore of Long Island, the university is accessible by car, train and ferry, and many students choose to commute. Freshmen do not have to live on campus. Academic activity pauses each Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for Campus Life Time, when students can check out free concerts, sample free food and take a break from the rigor of classes. Annually, students gather for events like the Roth Pond Regatta, a race of student-made cardboard boats, and the Shirley Strum Kenny Student Arts Festival, a week of student work showcases. Students can also check out more than 300 student organizations on campus, including more than 30 fraternities and sororities. On the athletic fields, the Stony Brook Seawolves compete in the NCAA Division I America East Conference. For a workout off the field, students can bike and hike around Stony Brook’s large, wooded campus, which includes the Ashley Schiff Park Preserve. For an urban experience, New York City is about 60 miles away.
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Driven by momentum to make a real difference, our students, faculty and staff are paving the way to a brighter future.