Stony Brook University

United States of America
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Key Statistics

  • 21,908
  • 10.9
    Student:Staff Ratio
  • 24%
    International Students
  • 50 : 50
    Female:Male Ratio
Stony Brook University is one of the US’ most dynamic public universities, a centre of academic excellence and an essential part of the region’s economy. A member of the Association of American Universities, Stony Brook is one of the 62 top research institutions in North America. The university offers more than 200 undergraduate programmes, 100 master’s programmes and 40 doctoral programmes. Innovative programmes include a combined-degree MBA programme and the award-winning undergraduate research and creative activities programme, which involves undergraduates in research in nearly every discipline and has produced Churchill, Beckman, Goldwater and Marshall scholars. Stony Brook’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences has been ranked first in coastal oceanography by the National Research Council. Nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, which Stony Brook co-manages, offers students opportunities to work with scientists making discoveries in physics, photon sciences and nanomaterials, climate change and other critical areas. Stony Brook’s more than 2,500 faculty members include Abel prizewinning mathematician John Milnor and Indianapolis prizewinning primatologist Patricia Wright, as well as Nobel laureates, Grammy Award recipients and MacArthur fellows. Faculty members are credited with 1,990 inventions and more than 500 patents.


Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY NY 11794
United States