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Stony Brook University, SUNY Admissions

Stony Brook admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 42%. Students that get into Stony Brook have an average SAT score between 1230-1420 or an average ACT score of 26-31. The regular admissions application deadline for Stony Brook is January 15.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
42%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
37,828
SAT Range
1230-1420
SAT Reading
600-680
SAT Math
630-740
Students Submitting SAT
85%
ACT Range
26-31
ACT English
24-33
ACT Math
26-31
ACT Writing
7-9
Students Submitting ACT
25%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 15
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$50
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
49%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.86 responses
Poll
51%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.86 responses
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