Points of Pride

  • Stony Brook is given a STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, & Rating System) Rating of Reporter in the 2019 Sustainable Campus Index by AASHE (The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
  • In the U.S. News & World Report 2020 Best College Rankings, Stony Brook cracked the top 100 in each of the following lists: National Universities (#91), Best Colleges for Veterans (#58), Most Innovative Schools (#57), Top Performers on Social Mobility (#24), Top Public Schools (#39), and Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs at schools whose highest degree is a doctorate (#66).
  • Stony Brook University’s faculty members are credited with 1,990 inventions and more than 500 patents.
  • Stony Brook University ranked No. 39 among public universities in U.S. News & World Report 2020 Best Colleges Rankings. Among national universities, Stony Brook earned a top 100 spot at No. 91. As a top 100 public school, they make up a piece of the eight America East public institutions pie, who are all featured in the top 100 of the public schools list.
  • Stony Brook University mentors an average of 10% of the 300 Intel Science Talent Search competition finalists and semifinalists each year, making Stony Brook a major incubator of Intel talent in the country.

Quick Facts

  • Stony Brook, NY
  • Public
  • 1957
  • State University of New York
  • 18,010 undergraduate students; 8,772 graduate students
  • Michael A. Bernstein
  • Paul Goldbart
  • University Website
  • Athletics Website
  • 2001