- College search made simple.
Dismiss notification

Interested in this school?

Please type at least the first 4 letters of the school name.

Stony Brook University Admissions Stats

What Are My Chances?®

What are my chances?® Calculator

The chart below shows your chances of admission to this school, based on the information in your profile.

  • Lower
  • Medium
  • Higher
Estimated Chances

Create a free profile so you can see your chances at Stony Brook University and thousands of other top colleges.



Not sure if you can get in? Read our Admissions Tips

Stony Brook University Admissions Scattergram

(Based on historical self-reported student data)

Want to improve your chances?

Use the Cappex Admissions Coach to get tips.

Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

Application Fees

Undergrad Application Fee
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

Test Scores Breakdown

Many colleges put a great deal of weight on student ACT/SAT test scores when considering applications. Cappex can help you see how you rank compared to students who have been accepted to Stony Brook University

Contact Info

101 Nicolls Rd Stony Brook, NY 11794
Phone: (631) 632-6000
Admissions Phone: (631) 632-6868
General Site:
Stony Brook University
  • Located in Stony Brook, NY
  • Public
  • 24,143 students enrolled
  • 39% admitted
  • $6,470 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
  • 0
  • Kristy
  • Oct-22-2015 I am a current student here

    Don't come here thinking Stony Brook is easy and you'll just glide through your courses. No matter how top you were in high school, Stony Brook University will somehow challenge you.

    Read More
  • 0
  • Jeffrey from Suisun City, CA
  • Sep-12-2015 I am a current student here

    Hang in there stay determined to be the bast student that you know that are capable of becoming and the person in life that you know that you can be.

    Read More
  • 0
  • from Brooklyn
  • Jul-13-2015 I am a past student here

    You need to be ready to take your studies into your own hands

    Read More
  • 0
  • Angie from NY
  • Jun-29-2015 I am a current student here

    Join clubs and be outgoing. If you're shy, pretend you're not until you make friends. Ratemyprofessor to choose your classes. Makes life a lot easier. Oh and don't buy from the bookstore. There are online textbook sites as well as older college students trying to sell their textbooks.

    Read More
  • 0
  • Anonymous
  • Feb-12-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    study hard and make sure to keep school on track because tests can often overwhelm those who slack of

    Read More