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Stony Brook University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$22,060 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,470 tuition
$12,302 on campus room & board
$900 books and supplies
$2,388 fees
(Based on stats from 2014/2015)

$37,140 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,550 tuition
$12,302 on campus room & board
$900 books and supplies
$2,388 fees
(Based on stats from 2014/2015)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,811 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
80% of students receive aid
34% get federal aid ($5,035 avg)
41% get state aid ($4,118 avg)
54% get institn'l aid ($2,811 avg)
50% get loans ($6,215 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 0.351% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 12.3% 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 $7,105 69%
Federal Grant Aid $5,035 34%
Pell Grants $4,925 34%
Other Federal Grants $673 6%
Institution Grant Aid $2,811 54%
State Grant Aid $4,118 41%
Student Loans $6,215 50%
Federal Loans $5,214 49%
Other Loans $12,783 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
  • Prospective student
  • Jan-13-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    For the price of a SUNY school, the education you receive is definitely awesome.

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  • 4
  • Ibn-Umar from Sayreville, NJ
  • Dec-22-2015 I am a current student here

    It's very affordable for NY students and for out-of-state students, it's one of the cheapest schools. Stony brook offers good scholarships for incoming freshmen and very reasonable student loans.

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  • 1
  • Joyce
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    I feel like Stony takes our money and I don't know what they do with it... I would say if you're out of state...unless you're 100% sure you want to study medicine, pick another school.

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  • 5
  • Jeffrey from Suisun City, CA
  • Sep-12-2015 I am a current student here

    I ATTEND CHURCH, as much as I can and I spend as much time in school as I most possibly can because where much is expected then much is required.

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