Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

Stony Brook University

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Stony Brook, NY 11794
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A Excellent
4.4375 Based on 4 Reviews
Career Preparation
A
Students and Culture
A+
Facilities
A
Activities and Groups
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Degree Overview

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.

2443 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
116
6
16
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
 
 
7
0
 
Athletic Training/Trainer
 
12
 
 
 
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
 
28
 
 
 
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
 
 
23
4
 
Dentistry
 
 
 
 
45
Endodontics/Endodontology
 
 
 
2
 
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
 
 
132
2
4
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
 
 
2
3
 
Health Communication
 
 
 
2
 
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
 
812
 
 
 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
 
 
41
15
 
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing
 
 
12
6
0
Medical Informatics
 
 
54
2
2
Medical Scientist
 
 
0
 
 
Medicine
 
 
 
 
130
Molecular Pharmacology
 
 
 
 
8
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery
 
 
27
3
3
Nursing Administration
 
 
196
0
 
Nursing Education
 
 
21
1
 
Nursing Science
 
 
 
 
0
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
 
 
60
 
 
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
 
 
 
 
1
Orthodontics/Orthodontology
 
 
 
3
 
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
 
 
42
2
0
Periodontics/Periodontology
 
 
 
3
 
Pharmacology
 
14
 
 
 
Physical Therapy/Therapist
 
 
 
 
168
Physician Assistant
 
 
57
 
 
Polysomnography
 
4
 
 
 
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
31
9
0
Public Health Education and Promotion
 
 
 
2
 
Public Health, General
 
 
35
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
224
 
 
 
Rehabilitation Science
 
 
 
 
4
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
 
46
 
 
 
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
 
1

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1575 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/Black Studies
 
2
1
0
 
American/United States Studies/Civilization
 
0
 
 
 
Anthropology
 
32
5
 
1
Asian Studies/Civilization
 
18
 
 
 
Asian-American Studies
 
 
4
 
 
Clinical Psychology
 
 
 
 
2
Cognitive Science
 
 
 
3
5
Comparative Literature
 
0
6
 
2
Disability Studies
 
 
 
3
 
History, General
 
68
5
 
4
International/Global Studies
 
0
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
 
 
 
2
 
Linguistics
 
56
3
 
6
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
82
 
 
 
Philosophy
 
23
6
1
3
Political Science and Government, General
 
125
12
 
7
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
31
9
0
Psychology, General
 
444
42
 
 
Psychology, Other
 
 
 
6
 
Public Policy Analysis, General
 
 
31
 
 
Religion/Religious Studies
 
2
 
 
 
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
 
 
4
 
 
Social Psychology
 
 
 
 
6
Social Work
 
58
285
 
3
Sociology
 
125
6
 
6
Sustainability Studies
 
10
 
 
 
Women's Studies
 
12
2
6
0

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1306 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics, General
 
385
115
 
28
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
 
8
11
 
4
Art/Art Studies, General
 
37
2
 
 
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
 
 
 
0
 
Biology Teacher Education
 
0
12
 
 
Chemistry Teacher Education
 
0
1
 
 
Children's and Adolescent Literature
 
 
 
6
 
Creative Writing
 
0
46
0
 
Earth Science Teacher Education
 
0
4
 
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
 
165
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
98
11
 
7
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
 
 
 
5
 
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
 
0
10
 
 
Foreign Language Teacher Education
 
0
1
 
 
French Language and Literature
 
0
 
 
 
French Language Teacher Education
 
0
2
 
 
German Language and Literature
 
3
 
 
 
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
 
 
158
14
 
Italian Language and Literature
 
5
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
 
76
 
 
Mathematics Teacher Education
 
0
9
 
 
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
 
 
 
3
 
Physics Teacher Education
 
0
3
 
 
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
 
 
 
 
8
Social Studies Teacher Education
 
0
12
 
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
25
2
 
1
Spanish Language Teacher Education
 
0
5
 
 
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
 
 
 
0
 
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/Esl Language Instructor
 
0
24
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1176 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anatomy
 
 
 
 
0
Animal Genetics
 
 
 
 
3
Astronomy
 
7
 
 
 
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
 
11
 
 
 
Biochemistry
 
220
 
 
 
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
 
 
12
 
 
Biological and Physical Sciences
 
6
 
 
 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
423
2
 
 
Chemistry, General
 
57
18
 
33
Chemistry, Other
 
6
 
 
 
Computational Science
 
 
 
6
 
Evolutionary Biology
 
14
 
 
 
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
 
 
 
6
 
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
10
6
 
6
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
 
37
 
 
 
Marine Sciences
 
 
13
 
10
Mathematics, General
 
83
6
 
9
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
 
 
 
 
3
Molecular Biochemistry
 
 
22
 
18
Molecular Biology
 
 
 
 
8
Neuroscience
 
 
 
 
9
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
 
 
 
0
 
Physical Sciences, Other
 
6
 
 
 
Physics, General
 
58
25
 
23
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other
 
 
 
 
0
Technical and Scientific Communication
 
 
 
0
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1151 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
 
160
52
0
20
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
 
 
24
 
 
Biomedical Sciences, General
 
 
54
6
 
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
 
74
16
 
0
Civil Engineering, General
 
50
2
0
0
Computer Engineering, General
 
54
56
3
2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 
66
66
 
11
Engineering, General
 
30
 
 
 
Engineering, Other
 
 
52
 
4
Environmental Design/Architecture
 
19
 
 
 
Environmental Studies
 
25
 
 
 
Materials Engineering
 
 
21
 
21
Mechanical Engineering
 
131
97
 
13
Telecommunications Engineering
 
 
 
22
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1105 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
 
39
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
457
62
 
 
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
 
 
31
0
 
Economics, General
 
292
9
 
7
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
 
 
39
 
 
Finance, General
 
 
7
5
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
 
123
0
 
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
 
 
32
 
 
Operations Research
 
 
 
2
 

777 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
 
 
 
1
 
Computer and Information Sciences, General
 
272
299
 
19
Human Computer Interaction
 
116
 
 
 
Information Science/Studies
 
70
 
 
 

116 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Acting
 
 
 
0
 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
20
1
 
 
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
 
 
7
 
 
Music Performance, General
 
 
15
 
51
Music, General
 
17
2
 
3

46 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
 
44
2
 
 

35 Agriculture Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology
 
9
 
0
8
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
 
 
18
 
 

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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Stony Brook University.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
 
 
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
 
 
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 
 
 
 
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
 
 
 
 
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
 
 
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
 
 
 
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing
 
 
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery
 
 
 
Nursing Administration
 
 
 
Nursing Education
 
 
 
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
 
 
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
 
 
 
 
Physician Assistant
 
 
 
 
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
  • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • Predoctoral (State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine Predoctoral Internship)
  • Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) (General Practice Residency 12 Months/Optional 2nd Year)
  • Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) (Dental Anesthesiology)
  • Endodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (OMR)
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Dental Anesthesiology
  • Prosthodontics
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
  • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry)
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels (School of Nursing)
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels (School of Nursing)
  • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels (School of Nursing)
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?

4.25 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.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Geology, Class of 2012

    career fair, mentorship, undergraduate research opportunities

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA Psychology, Class of 1996

    Job Placement center Resume service

    5 Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

4.75 Based on 4 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Comparative Literature, Class of 2014

    A little bit high strung- but hard working and intelligent

    4 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

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Geology, Class of 2012

    High achieving, motivated, culturally diverse

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA Psychology, Class of 1996

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

    5 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4.25 Based on 4 Reviews
  • Alumni
    English, Class of 1986

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

    2 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.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA Psychology, Class of 1996

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

    5 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

4.5 Based on 4 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Comparative Literature, Class of 2014

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

    4 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

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Geology, Class of 2012

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

    5 Rated January 2016
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