Profile: Stony Brook University

Fast Facts

Location:Stony Brook
On Campus:48%
  • Fall 08/28-12/20
  • Spring 01/23-05/17

Tuition & Payments

You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

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Campus Diversity
1%Native/First Nation
0%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
0%Two or more races

Campus Profile

A member of the elite AAU, we are recognized as one of the nations' finest public research universities and as the number one research institution in the SUNY System. Bicycle paths, an orchard, a pond, and spacious plazas compliment modern laboratories, classroom buildings, and residence halls. The indoor sports complex seats 5000 and the football stadium seats 6000. We have an observatory and nuclear accelerator.
Offered by the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, we also have a SEMESTER BY THE SEA program. This program is designed for undergraduate students to spend the fall semester immersed in marine studies while in residence at the Stony Brook Southampton Campus. The program takes full advantage of Stony Brook's Southampton Marine Science Center, research vessels, waterfront lab facilties and access to the Atlantic Ocean.

Campus Location - Only 60 miles east of New York City, the campus is situated on the North Shore of Long Island. The Long Island Railroad has a stop on campus, making traveling to and from New York City accessible.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology

Area Studies: Afro-American Studies, Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, European Studies, Hispanic Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Russian Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art History, Fine Art, Studio Art

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Evolutionary Biology, Human Biology

Business: Business

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

Communications: Journalism

Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Atmospheric Sciences, Geology, Geosciences, Planetary and Space Sciences

Economics: Economics

English: English, Linguistics

Environmental Studies: Coastal Environmental Studies, Energy/Environmental Policy, Environmental Design, Environmental Geology, Environmental Studies, Sustainability Studies

Foreign Language: Arabic (some courses), Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese (some courses), Korean, Russian, Spanish

General Studies: Gender Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Health Science

History: History

Marine Sciences: Marine Biology, Marine Sciences, Marine Studies, Oceanography

Mathematics: Mathematics

Performing Arts: Music

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Asian Religions and Culture, Philosophy, Religious Studies

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Pre-Professional : Law Pre-Professional, Medicine Pre-Professional, Pharmacy Pre-Professional, Veterinary Medicine Pre-Professional

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, Womens Studies

Closed Programs
All of our Engineering courses and courses in the School of Health Technology and Management are closed.

Enrollment in upper division biology, chemistry, economics and psychology classes may be difficult.

Notable Academic Programs
Marine Sciences
Sustainability Studies
Biology/Life Science

Unique Academic Programs
Atmospheric Sciences
Asian American Studies
Environmental Design
Environmental Studies
Marine Biology

Registration Priority GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences Mid-Year Exchange Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students Summer Exchange International Students (Visa Students)
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 5/15/2017.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
NSE Program Fee: $150 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $200 Year Plan A & B Mandatory

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $0 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

Use FAFSA CODE: 002838

Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing Meal Plans Per Semester

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.