College Deliberately: Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University is a very large, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, culture and character located in a suburb of Stony Brook, NY. It is known for Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse and Psychology.

Stony Brook University

place 310 Administration Building, Stony Brook, NY 11794-0701
phone Phone: No Phone number found
web Web: https://www.stonybrook.edu/
  • Stony Brook University is also known as:
    Stony Brook University, SUNY Stony Brook State University of New York at Stony Brook


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
SUNY Stony Brook Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1957-07-01 2023-11-30
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Student Centeredness

2.6 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
6% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
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Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
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Stony Brook University is in NCAA Division I-Football Championship Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 115
Lacrosse Men’s 50
Baseball Men’s 39

The complete list of sports at Stony Brook University is available for members.

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Tuition for Stony Brook University is in the 31.4 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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