Tool December 2017

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 32 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 147 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 79%
Applicants who took ACT 36%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+14%
600-69941%
600+55%

SAT Math Score

700+32%
600-69945%
600+77%

ACT Score

30-3636%
24-2954%
24+90%

Students applied34,999
Students admitted14,233
Admission rate41%

Students per faculty17

4-year graduation rate52%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,670
Fees$2,587
Room and board$13,446
Estimated book expense$900
Total cost$23,603

Cost after need-based aid$15,376
Cost after non-need-based aid$18,530

Average debt at graduation$24,656

Out of State

Tuition$24,180
Fees$2,587
Room and board$13,446
Estimated book expense$900
Total cost$41,113

Cost after need-based aid$32,886
Cost after non-need-based aid$36,040

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$55,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met66%
Average need-based aid$8,227
Average non-need-based aid$5,073

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment17,026

Full-Time

Men8,526
Women7,332

Part-Time

Men622
Women546

Freshmen retained89%

# - 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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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