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, Doctoral (Research), Doctoral (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 48.06% and the yield is 18.31%. 17,177 men and 21,649 women applied to SUNY Stony Brook and 7,809 men and 10,850 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,593 men and 1,823 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants38,82617,17721,649
Admitted18,6597,80910,850
Enrolled3,4161,5931,823
Acceptance Rate 48.06%45.46%50.12%
Yield 18.31%20.40%16.80%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 1,267 students (37% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 194 students (6%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 710 and the 25th percentile is 630. The SAT Math score is 770 (75th) and 670 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 33 (75th percentile) and 29 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing630710
SAT Math670770
ACT Composite2933
ACT Math2733
ACT English2834
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Stony Brook University are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,256, 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, and Recommendations to its applicants. 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 RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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