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

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 86%
Applicants who took ACT: 27%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 41%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 9%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 50%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 49%
SAT I Math score 700+: 30%
SAT I Math score 600+: 79%
ACT score 24-29: 62%
ACT score 30-36: 29%
ACT score 24+: 91%
Students applied: 33,714
Students admitted: 13,938
Admission rate: 41%
Students per faculty: 16
4-year graduation rate: 48%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 16,480
Full-time enrolled men: 8,361
Full-time enrolled women: 7,024
Part-time enrolled men: 595
Part-time enrolled women: 500
Freshmen retained: 89%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $6,470
Fees (in state): $2,385
Tuition (out of state): $21,550
Fees (out of state): $2,385
Room and board: $12,032
Est. book expense: $900
Total cost (in state): $21,787
Total cost (out of state): $36,867
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$14,526
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$17,557
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$29,606
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$32,637
Average debt at graduation: $24,884

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 70%
Average need-based aid: $7,261
Average non-need-based aid: $4,230

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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