Stony Brook University--SUNY Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Stony Brook University--SUNY is 18:1, and the school has 43.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Stony Brook University--SUNY include: Psychology, General; Business Administration and Management, General; Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; and Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 89.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Philosophy
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 18:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Psychology, General 11%
Business Administration and Management, General 10%
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 10%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 9%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 7%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 90%
4-year graduation rate 47%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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