SUNY Stony Brook Admissions

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 Information
Online Application
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 academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 44.15% and 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 into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 44.15%44.41%43.92%
Yield 20.60%22.30%19.08%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For 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 25th percentile is 590. The SAT Math score is 750 (75th) and 640 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 97 (75th percentile) and 97 (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

SUNY Stony Brook 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, Next table summarizes Stony Brook University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see SUNY Stony Brook 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
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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