Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Stony Brook University, State University of New York (Stony Brook, NY)

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Stony Brook University, State University of New York is ranked 35 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 142 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 82%
Applicants who took ACT 33%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+12%
600-69941%
600+53%

SAT Math Score

700+33%
600-69945%
600+78%

ACT Score

30-3638%
24-2955%
24+93%

Students applied34,146
Students admitted13,995
Admission rate41%

Students per faculty17

4-year graduation rate48%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,470
Fees$2,529
Room and board$12,882
Estimated book expense$900
Total cost$22,781

Cost after need-based aid$15,016
Cost after non-need-based aid$18,424

Average debt at graduation$23,592

Out of State

Tuition$23,710
Fees$2,529
Room and board$12,882
Estimated book expense$900
Total cost$40,021

Cost after need-based aid$32,256
Cost after non-need-based aid$35,664

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$55,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met66%
Average need-based aid$7,765
Average non-need-based aid$4,357

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment16,831

Full-Time

Men8,538
Women7,176

Part-Time

Men603
Women514

Freshmen retained90%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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