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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. 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 the students at this school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Driven
    29%
  • Down-to-earth
    13%
  • Friendly
    21%
  • Intellectual
    33%
  • Just trying to get through
    4%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 24 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    25%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    29%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    42%
  • Competitive yet Supportive
    4%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
92%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 24 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 24 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 23 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 24 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    29%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    50%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    8%
  • More than $100,000
    13%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 24 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    13%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    17%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    13%
  • $125,000 - $150,000
    4%
  • Did not graduate yet
    54%
75%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 24 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
$114,845
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,153
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$427,500
National
$281,900

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