Stony Brook University (SUNY SB)

Stony Brook, NY

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Stony Brook University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

SAT / ACT Scores Due March 1
Priority Application Due December 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 13,183 14,330 27,513
Accepted 5,632 5,391 11,023
Acceptance Rate 43% 38% 40%
Enrolled 1,495 1,181 2,676

SUNY SB Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.60 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(90% of Students Admitted to Stony Brook University Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 530 to 640
  • Math 600 to 700
  • Writing 530 to 640
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 640 700 640
Bottom 25th Percentile 530 600 530

ACT Scores

(25% of Students Admitted to Stony Brook University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 24 to 30
  • Math 26 to 30
  • Composite 25 to 29
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 30 30 29
Bottom 25th Percentile 24 26 25

Stony Brook University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($50)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Considered
Essay     Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Considered
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Considered
Competencies   Important
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 3
Math 3 4
Science 3 4
Social Studies 4 4
Electives 1 1

Stony Brook University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 18,804 (93%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 1,339 (6%)

Stony Brook University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($50)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.70)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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