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

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 82%
Applicants who took ACT: 33%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 41%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 12%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 53%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 45%
SAT I Math score 700+: 33%
SAT I Math score 600+: 78%
ACT score 24-29: 55%
ACT score 30-36: 38%
ACT score 24+: 93%
Students applied: 34,146
Students admitted: 13,995
Admission rate: 41%
Students per faculty: 17
4-year graduation rate: 48%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 16,831
Full-time enrolled men: 8,538
Full-time enrolled women: 7,176
Part-time enrolled men: 603
Part-time enrolled women: 514
Freshmen retained: 90%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $6,470
Fees (in state): $2,529
Tuition (out of state): $23,710
Fees (out of state): $2,529
Room and board: $12,882
Est. book expense: $900
Total cost (in state): $22,781
Total cost (out of state): $40,021
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$15,016
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$18,424
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$32,256
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$35,664
Average debt at graduation: $23,592

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 66%
Average need-based aid: $7,765
Average non-need-based aid: $4,357

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

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