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Stony Brook University, State University of New York

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United States
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Public
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24,698
2,196
6,492

Overview

Stony Brook is an internationally recognized research university offering graduate degrees in the arts and sciences, engineering, business, and the health professions, including 44 doctoral programs and a wide variety of master's and certificate programs. The 2014 U.S.News & World Report Best Grad Schools ranked 10 of those programs in the top 50. Enrollment totals 24,000: 16,000 undergraduates and 8,000 graduate students from 49 U.S. states and 105 countries. A member of the elite Association of American Universities, Stony Brook is one of the 62 top research institutions in North America, with $182.7 million in annual sponsored research and 1,866 active research projects. Campus research programs are complemented by strong ties to Brookhaven National Laboratory and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory which are both nearby. Stony Brook faculty are leaders in significant national and worldwide projects, including uncovering the causes of lobster mortality in Long Island Sound, searching for the origins of man in Kenya’s Turkana Basin, and managing the national parks of Madagascar. They have made significant contributions to NASA initiatives, such as examining Martian minerals for evidence of life and other phenomena, and their work has led to such groundbreaking discoveries as a new species of mouse lemur, the...

University Highlights

Total students - 24,698

28%
72%

International students - 6,492

%
%

Total faculty staff - 2,196

437
1759

Total students - 24,698

28%
72%

International students - 6,492

Total faculty staff - 2,196

1759
437
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