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Stony Brook University, SUNY
  • Graduate School
  • STONY BROOK, NY

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Stony Brook is a public graduate school in Brookhaven, New York in the New York City Area. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 8,734 graduate students. Of the 89 graduate programs offered at Stony Brook University, SUNY, 13 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Stony Brook University, SUNY are Computer and Information Sciences, Social Work, and Computational and Applied Mathematics. 39% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
8,734
Part-Time Grad Students
3,369
Research Assistants
206
Teaching Assistants
877
Racial Diversity
  • White
    45%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    22.2%
  • Asian
    9.3%
  • Unknown
    8.9%
  • Hispanic
    7.4%
  • African American
    5.6%
  • Multiracial
    1.3%
  • Native American
    0.2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Driven
    14%
  • Down-to-earth
    14%
  • Friendly
    43%
  • Intellectual
    29%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 7 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    14%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    14%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    71%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
86%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 7 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 7 responses
Poll
57%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 7 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 7 responses
  • $100K+
    14%
  • $25K-$50K
    57%
  • <$25K
    29%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 7 responses
  • $50-$75K
    29%
  • Did not graduate yet
    71%
71%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 7 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$96,760
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,771
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$347,200
National
$217,500

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