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Career Preparation A
Students and Culture A+
Facilities A
Activities and Groups A
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Stony Brook University is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 25,272 students and offering 253 degrees in Stony Brook, NY.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Stony Brook University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Human and Social Sciences
1,551 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
4
0
0
American/united States Studies/civilization
0
Anthropology
35
7
6
Asian-American Studies
0
Asian Studies/civilization
15
Clinical Psychology
3
Cognitive Science
0
5
Comparative Literature
0
1
4
European Studies/civilization
1
History
111
9
3
Humanities/humanistic Studies
3
Linguistics
44
6
2
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
73
Philosophy
26
7
3
8
Political Science
126
12
4
Psychology
483
33
Psychology
0
Public Policy Analysis
33
Religion/religious Studies
3
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
0
Social Psychology
2
Social Sciences
2
Social Sciences
7
Social Work
42
209
4
Sociology
177
3
6
Sustainability Studies
12
Women's Studies
15
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Healthcare
1,476 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
57
1
13
Athletic Training/trainer
19
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
26
Clinical Nutrition/nutritionist
2
1
Dentistry
39
Endodontics/endodontology
4
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
0
0
6
Geriatric Nurse/nursing
0
Health and Medical Administrative Services
0
0
Health Communication
6
Health/health Care Administration/management
16
34
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences
503
Maternal/child Health and Neonatal Nurse/nursing
28
3
1
Medical Informatics
0
Medicine
123
Molecular Pharmacology
5
Nurse Midwife/nursing Midwifery
5
0
0
Nursing Administration
0
0
Occupational Therapy/therapist
32
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
0
Orthodontics/orthodontology
6
Pediatric Nurse/nursing
24
0
0
Periodontics/periodontology
5
Pharmacology
17
Physical Therapy/therapist
71
Physician Assistant
56
Psychiatric/mental Health Nurse/nursing
29
11
0
Public Health
28
Public Health Education and Promotion
1
Registered Nurse
279
0
0
Rehabilitation Science
0
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist
25
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Education and Liberal Arts
1,129 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics
215
72
26
Art Studies
18
7
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
6
9
7
Biology Teacher Education
3
6
Chemistry Teacher Education
4
4
Children's and Adolescent Literature
0
Creative Writing
27
10
Educational Leadership and Administration
201
Elementary and Middle School Administration/principalship
0
English Language and Literature
95
14
9
English Language and Literature
11
English/language Arts Teacher Education
9
14
Foreign Language Teacher Education
4
2
French Language and Literature
11
French Language Teacher Education
0
0
German Language and Literature
4
German Language Teacher Education
0
0
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
72
4
Italian Language and Literature
11
Liberal Arts
118
Mathematics Teacher Education
10
7
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
7
Physics Teacher Education
2
8
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
1
5
0
Social Studies Teacher Education
6
8
Spanish Language and Literature
30
5
6
Spanish Language Teacher Education
1
3
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
6
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
11
20
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Mathematics and Science
895 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anatomy
0
Animal Genetics
6
Astronomy
3
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
9
Biochemistry
90
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
6
Biological and Physical Sciences
8
Biology
344
10
Chemistry
65
15
29
Evolutionary Biology
0
Geological and Earth Sciences/geosciences
1
Geology/earth Science
12
11
7
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
50
0
0
Marine Sciences
13
16
Mathematics
62
18
10
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
1
Molecular Biochemistry
11
5
Molecular Biology
11
Neuroscience
8
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
0
Physical Sciences
7
Physics
37
8
19
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Business
793 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
0
Business Administration and Management
311
112
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
42
1
Economics
239
4
11
Finance
0
0
Finance and Financial Management Services
2
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
65
6
Operations Research
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Engineering
722 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
28
11
0
5
Biomedical Sciences
26
0
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
30
0
0
Civil Engineering
0
0
0
Computer Engineering
36
8
2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
66
35
11
Engineering
48
Engineering
110
3
Environmental Design/architecture
10
Environmental Studies
22
Materials Engineering
38
14
Mechanical Engineering
102
106
11
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Computer Technology
414 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
117
162
18
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
20
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
0
Human Computer Interaction
17
Information Science/studies
79
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Art and Design
117 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Acting
0
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
30
7
Film/cinema/video Studies
0
Music
10
4
7
Music Performance
18
41
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Communication and Media
50 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
47
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Agriculture
26 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology
2
0
9
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
15
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Stony Brook University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
Clinical Nutrition/nutritionist
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary and Middle School Administration/principalship
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
Finance
Health/health Care Administration/management
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
Liberal Arts
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (School of Health Technology and Management, L2-HSC)
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) (State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine General Practice Residency 12 Months)
Predoctoral (State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine Predoctoral Internship)
Dental Anesthesiology
Endodontics
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Pediatric Dentistry
Periodontics
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Education for Public Health Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Medical Dosimetry (MD) - Programs for medical dosimetrists Liaison Committee on Medical Education Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education) RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 1986

Really just being away from home. I don't recall much else. Not sure if schools fault entirely.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Geology, Class of 2012

career fair, mentorship, undergraduate research opportunities

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA Psychology, Class of 1996

Job Placement center Resume service

Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Comparative Literature, Class of 2014

A little bit high strung- but hard working and intelligent

Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1986

It was NY in the 1980s. It was very mixed. Extremely laid back. Very large music, punk & alternative rock culture

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Geology, Class of 2012

High achieving, motivated, culturally diverse

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA Psychology, Class of 1996

More of a commuter school but those of us who lived there were close

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 1986

Standard to sub standard. Very institutionized for the most part.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Geology, Class of 2012

many computer labs, on campus dorms, various types of classroom ranging from large lecture halls to intimate class rooms to high tech science labs.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA Psychology, Class of 1996

They were slightly run down when I was there but they have since been updated

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Comparative Literature, Class of 2014

Lots of life sciences groups, quiddich ( I think), roth ragada boat race

Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1986

When I went there it was music. Now I don't know. Also large pre-med base

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Geology, Class of 2012

Many many many clubs and organizations. Roth Pond Regatta. Homecoming

Rated January 2016
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