About SBU

Stony Brook University (SBU) — public non-profit university. It is located in New York City, United States. SBU is a member of State University of New York (SUNY) System, Association of American Universities (AAU), Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU), Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA), Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association.

THE (Times Higher Education Ranking) places the university in 40 position among universities with the most research output.

SBU offers bachelor and master programs in different fields of study.

New York City, United States
Establishment year
International students
Female students
Acceptance rate
Rating THE 2022

SBU tuition fees

The academic calendar at SBU is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at SBU are different for locals and foreigners. United States citizens pay 7,068 USD per year, while international students pay a minimum of 24,983 USD. Thanks to financial support programs, students have the opportunity to fully or partially cover the cost of education. The cost of education and the availability of scholarships can be checked on the official website.

Academic calendar
Financial AidAllowances and other types of social assistance
7,068 USD/year
24,983 USD/year
12,714 USD/year
25,619 USD/year


It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

Room and board
on campus
14,884 USD/year
off campus
15,572 USD/year
Other expensesTransport, personal expenses, university fees
on campus
1,868 USD/year
off campus
5,336 USD/year

Bachelor degree in SBU

For undergraduate admissions, the institution will consider applicants with a GPA score of at least 2.5. You also need to successfully pass the entrance exams. Before applying, you need to pass the IELTS, PTE or TOEFL exam. The minimum IELTS score is 6.5. The TOEFL score is not lower than 80. A subject exam is required. The university relies on the ACT or SAT results.


Master's degree in SBU

The academic performance of a student in an undergraduate program plays an important role in the selection of candidates. It is impossible to enter SBU for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 6.5. TOEFL — 80 or higher. There is an opportunity for admission to online master's programs at SBU.


SBU campus

The campus of SBU is suburban. Students live in a close-knit community and enjoy the benefits of the natural environment around them. However, they also have access to urban entertainment such as shopping malls, restaurants and cinemas. The university students have access to the library. It is an integral part of learning. Students come here for educational literature or to do their homework. The exchange of intercultural experience occupies a special place in training at SBU. The educational institution regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs and organizes various joint events.

Campus Type

What to do after graduation

After graduation, you can stay in United States for another year. You can do this by extending your student visa or applying for a job search visa. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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to  52,645 USD
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to  73,420 USD
22Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUSABoston
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33Stanford UniversityUSAStanford
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