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Stony Brook University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$21,149 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,170 tuition
$11,819 on campus room & board
$900 books
$2,260 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$34,569 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$19,590 tuition
$11,819 on campus room & board
$900 books
$2,260 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,327 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
80% of students receive aid
36% get federal aid ($4,964 avg)
45% get state aid ($3,811 avg)
52% get institn'l aid ($2,327 avg)
50% get loans ($5,936 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 10.7% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 13.5% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,801 70%
Federal Grant Aid $4,964 36%
Pell Grants $4,849 36%
Other Federal Grants $878 5%
Institution Grant Aid $2,327 52%
State Grant Aid $3,811 45%
Student Loans $5,936 50%
Federal Loans $5,148 50%
Other Loans $11,479 4%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Stony Brook University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
101 Nicolls Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11794
(631) 632-6000


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • David
  • Apr-30-2014 I am a current student here

    It's definitely worth every penny. You get a really strong education and support from the staff who are always willing to help you out. The best thing for me is the people you get to meet. The diversity is extraordinary and I've made friends of so many different races,cultures and nationalities. It's got a city vibe to it so you never feel alone and with over 350 clubs there's definitely something out there for you to get into. There are tons of internship, work and research opportunities available in different departments and even the opportunity to study abroad in a different country.

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  • 5
  • Amna Ali
  • Jan-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Best school for this. Not a costly school, the education provided by this school is worth a lot more.

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  • 5
  • Jenna from Farmingville, NY
  • Dec-31-2013 I am a past student here

    This school is an EXCELLENT choice if you have financial restrictions. It's one of the top 40 public universities in the country, and especially if you're in-state, you'll be paying relatively little.

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