Stony Brook University Graduate Schools

Stony Brook University (referred to as SUNY Stony Brook) is a Public, 4 years school located in Stony Brook, NY. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Stony Brook University is $13,838 for New York residents and $25,628 for out-of-state students. The school has 8,772 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 26,782 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Stony Brook University (referred to as SUNY Stony Brook) is a Public, 4 years school located in Stony Brook, NY. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1957 - Current[Estimated Date]).
SUNY Stony Brook Directory Information
School NameStony Brook University (SUNY Stony Brook)
Address310 Administration Building, Stony Brook, NY 11794-0701
Phone631-632-6000
Webhttps://www.stonybrook.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.stonybrook.edu/undergraduate-admissions/apply/freshman/application-procedures
Financial Infohttps://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/finaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Stony Brook University is $13,838 for New York residents and $25,628 for out-of-state students. The school has 8,772 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 26,782 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 282 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 33 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$25,628
$13,838 for New York Residents
Student Population8,772
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs282 graduate programs
(33 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Stony Brook University is $13,838 for New York residents and $25,628 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $471 for New York residents and $963 for out-of-state students.
Stony Brook University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Stony Brook University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)33 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Stony Brook University is $13,838 for New York residents and $25,628 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.18% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
New York ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$10,870$1,765$22,210$1,765
2018-2019$11,090$1,917$22,650$1,917
2019-2020$11,310$2,248$23,100$2,248
2020-2021$11,310$2,483$23,100$2,483
2021-2022$11,310$2,528$23,100$2,528
The graduate school tuition & fees of SUNY Stony Brook is average compared to public graduate schools in New York. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the New York graduate tuition is $23,180 (public) / $24,827 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Stony Brook University$13,838$25,628
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
New York Graduate Schools$21,026$24,911
Public$12,295$23,180
Private$24,827
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $22,162 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Stony Brook University. On-campus living costs are increased by 6.96% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $22,832. Off-campus living costs are increased by 9.20% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$13,446$1,868$13,999$5,336
2018-2019$13,698$1,868$13,999$5,336
2019-2020$14,278$1,868$14,151$5,336
2020-2021$14,884$1,868$15,572$5,336
2021-2022$15,498$2,420$16,168$6,664
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $471 for New York residents and $963 for other students at Stony Brook University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
New York ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$453$925
2018-2019$462$944
2019-2020$471$963
2020-2021$471$963
2021-2022$471$963

Graduate Programs at SUNY Stony Brook

Stony Brook University offers 197 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,897 students have completed their study at Stony Brook University.
Offered Degrees at Stony Brook University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree8612,043
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship510335
Doctor's degree - other100204
Post Bachelor's Degree361114
Post Master's Degree140201
Total19722,897
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Stony Brook University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 166 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Computer and Information Sciences program with 299 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 130 completers.
Stony Brook University offers 197 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,897 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,043 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 204 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 114 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 201 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 17 completers-
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management17-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 8 completers-
African-American/Black Studies2-
Asian-American Studies5-
Women's Studies1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Journalism0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 225 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences9-
Information Science/Studies0-
Computer Science216-
Education [+] 159 completers-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration70-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education4-
Foreign Language Teacher Education2-
Mathematics Teacher Education11-
Social Studies Teacher Education13-
Biology Teacher Education13-
Chemistry Teacher Education2-
French Language Teacher Education2-
Physics Teacher Education2-
Spanish Language Teacher Education4-
Earth Science Teacher Education7-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor29-
Engineering [+] 205 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering24-
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering5-
Civil Engineering4-
Computer Engineering28-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering40-
Materials Engineering8-
Mechanical Engineering68$67,600
Engineering (other)28-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 8 completers-
Linguistics0-
Comparative Literature1-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
Spanish Language and Literature4-
English Language And Literature [+] 20 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Creative Writing16-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 65 completers$66,000
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies65$66,000
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 60 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences4-
Biomedical Sciences33-
Molecular Biochemistry13-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)10-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 58 completers-
Mathematics8-
Applied Mathematics50-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 16 completers-
Marine Sciences10-
Linguistics and Computer Science6-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 5 completers-
Philosophy5-
Physical Sciences [+] 45 completers-
Chemistry11-
Geology/Earth Science4-
Physics30-
Psychology [+] 27 completers-
Psychology27-
Human Services [+] 248 completers-
Public Policy Analysis24-
Social Work224$45,800
Social Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Anthropology7-
Economics8-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology6-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 29 completers-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies7-
Art/Art Studies2-
Fine/Studio Arts1-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation7-
Music2-
Music Performance10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 554 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management20-
Physician Assistant77-
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (other)1-
Medical Scientist0-
Public Health31-
Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality6-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist58-
Medical Informatics35-
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist24-
22-
Nursing Administration83-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing42-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing47-
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing13-
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery11-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing46-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing38-
Business [+] 266 completers-
Business Administration and Management63$50,100
Science/Technology Management1-
Accounting29-
Finance34-
Finance and Financial Management Services (other)46-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration66$54,500
Marketing/Marketing Management24-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)3-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total2,043
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 1 completers-
Women's Studies1-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 32 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences8-
Computer Science24-
Education [+] 7 completers-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education7-
Engineering [+] 53 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering13-
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering0-
Civil Engineering1-
Computer Engineering2-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering9-
Materials Engineering13-
Mechanical Engineering8-
Engineering (other)7-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 13 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics3-
Comparative Literature6-
Spanish Language and Literature4-
English Language And Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 36 completers-
Molecular Biology4-
Molecular Biochemistry2-
Anatomy0-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology5-
Genetics2-
Animal Genetics3-
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences (other)1-
Molecular Pharmacology6-
Ecology4-
Neuroscience9-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 30 completers-
Mathematics8-
Applied Mathematics22-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 16 completers-
Cognitive Science2-
Marine Sciences14-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 7 completers-
Philosophy7-
Physical Sciences [+] 46 completers-
Chemistry25-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Physics18-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
Social Psychology4-
Clinical Psychology7-
Human Services [+] 8 completers-
Social Work8-
Social Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Anthropology4-
Economics9-
Political Science and Government2-
Sociology4-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 34 completers-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4-
Music4$29,900
Music Performance26-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology3-
Rehabilitation Science6-
Medical Informatics0-
Nursing Science0-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)0-
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total335
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 204 completers-
Dentistry42-
Medicine124-
Physical Therapy/Therapist25-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing8-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing3-
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing0-
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery0-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing1-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing1-
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Total204
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 5 completers-
African-American/Black Studies0-
Women's Studies2-
Disability Studies3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 1 completers-
Communication0-
Health Communication0-
Technical and Scientific Communication1-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)9-
Education [+] 23 completers-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education15-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration6-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2-
Engineering [+] 20 completers-
Civil Engineering0-
Computer Engineering4-
Telecommunications Engineering13-
Operations Research3-
English Language And Literature [+] 12 completers-
Creative Writing2-
Children's and Adolescent Literature5-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)5-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (other)0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Ecology0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 12 completers-
Cognitive Science1-
Computational Science11-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 1 completers-
Philosophy1-
Physical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical0-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)6-
Psychology [+] 5 completers-
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology0-
Psychology (other)5-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Acting0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 11 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management5-
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (other)2-
Public Health Education and Promotion0-
Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality2-
Medical Informatics0-
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist2-
Business [+] 9 completers-
Operations Management and Supervision0-
Finance6-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration3-
Total114
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 169 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration166$99,000
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship0-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration3-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biomedical Sciences0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 32 completers-
Endodontics/Endodontology4-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology6-
Periodontics/Periodontology6-
Nursing Administration0-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing3-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing2-
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing1-
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery0-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing10-
Total201

Graduate Student Population at SUNY Stony Brook

For academic year 2021-2022, total 8,772 students enrolled into Stony Brook University graduate schools where it has total 26,782 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 5,399 full-time and 3,373 part-time graduate students. By gender, 3,656 male and 5,116 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,7723,6565,116
Full-time5,3992,6712,728
Part-tme3,3739852,388
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 4,063 White (46.32%), 470 Black/African American (5.36%), 822 Hispanic (9.37%), 917 Asian (10.45%), and 2,500 students with other races. 1,729 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,7723,6565,116
American Indian/Native American523
Asian917392525
Black/African American470129341
Hispanic822242580
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander927
White4,0631,4602,603
Two More17163108
Un-Known586225361
Non-resident Alien1,7291,141588
Stony Brook University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 3,089 graduate students (35.21% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 3,144 graduate students (35.84% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total8,772
Enrolled Online Exclusively3,089
Enrolled Some Online Courses3,144
Not in Online Courses2,539
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Stony Brook University. 2,741 students are aged 20 to 24 (31.25% of total students), 2 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 334 students are aged above 50 (3.81%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Stony Brook University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,7723,6565,116
Age 18-19202
Age 20-2119371122
Age 22-242,5481,1471,401
Age 25-293,0501,4351,615
Age 30-341,304521783
Age 35-39662214448
Age 40-49679195484
Age 50-6431363250
Over 64211011

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