Admissions Information

The application fee is $50 for applying undergraduate school and $100 for graduate school at Stony Brook University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$100
Admission Informationhttps://www.stonybrook.edu/sb/admissions.shtml
Online Applicationhttps://www.stonybrook.edu/undergraduate-admissions/apply/freshman/application-procedures/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 44.15% and the yield is 20.60%. 17,409 men and 19,669 women applied to SUNY Stony Brook and 7,732 men and 8,638 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,724 men and 1,648 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants37,07917,40919,669
Admitted16,3707,7328,638
Enrolled3,3721,7241,648
Acceptance Rate 44.15%44.41%43.92%
Yield 20.60%22.30%19.08%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 2,906 students (86% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 686 students (20%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 690 and the 25th percentile is 590. The SAT Math score is 750 (75th) and 640 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 32 (75th percentile) and 26 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing590690
SAT Math640750
ACT Composite2632
ACT Math2632
ACT English2433
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Stony Brook University are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,257, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, and Formal Demonstration of Competencies to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Stony Brook University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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SUNY Stony Brook Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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