Stony Brook University Admission
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Yield (Enrollment Rate)
A total of 38,826 students have applied and 18,659 students have allowed to admit to Stony Brook University (Acceptance rate: 48.06%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 18.31 % where 3,416 students have finally enrolled out of 18,659 admitted students.
SUNY Stony Brook acceptance rate is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of Arkansas and University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus, its acceptance rate is lower (difficult to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 73.93%).
SUNY Stony Brook enrollment rate (yield) is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) (average yield is 24.12%).
How to Apply to Stony Brook University
The following table summarizes the contact and directory information to apply SUNY Stony Brook. SUNY Stony Brook offers benefits for veterans, service member, or qualified family members. You may need to prepare certificate of eligibility (COE ) from the Veterans Affairs .
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Admission Statistics Charts
*Data Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
2022 Test Scores Comparison
For the academic year 2021-2022, the average SAT score is 1,390 and the average ACT score is 31 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Stony Brook University is around average than the schools (average score is 1,266). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
|SAT Average||ACT Average|
|Stony Brook University||1,390||31|
|Similarly Colleges in Rankings||1,239||27|
|All U.S. Colleges||1,123||68|
|Public, 4-Years Colleges||1,112||67|
|Public, 4-Years Colleges in New York||1,135||72|
SAT/ACT Scores by Subject
At Stony Brook University, 1,267 students submitted SAT scores (37% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,390 and it is extremely competitive scores than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in New York. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
|25th percentile||75th percentile|
|Evidence-Based Reading and Writing||630||710|
*Data Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At Stony Brook University, 194 students submitted ACT scores (6% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 31 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in New York. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
|25th percentile||75th percentile|
The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Stony Brook University. The school requires 5 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
|Secondary school GPA||Required|
|Secondary school rank||Considered but not required|
|Secondary school record||Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program||Required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores||Considered but not required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)||Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)||Neither required nor recommended|