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Stony Brook University Graduate School Admissions

Master Your Future. Transform Tomorrow.

At Stony Brook University, we equip students with the knowledge and tools to address the most critical issues facing our world today. Our graduates are leaders, inventors, discoverers, and agents for social change. With more than 140 graduate and professional programs across the Graduate School, the School of Professional Development, and Health Sciences, Stony Brook can help you master your future and transform tomorrow.

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Online Application 

Please verify application deadlines with your program of interest as these dates do vary by program. The 2021 application fee for admission to the Graduate School is $100. The application fee for admission to a non-matriculated program is $25.

All applications must be submitted electronically through our online application system. Once you create an account, you can save and update your material as often as necessary until you click the “Submit” button. Once your application is submitted, you can log on to track its status.

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Before submitting your application, please refer to our application checklist to ensure all required documents have been included. The checklist is available for download here: Application Checklist .

For questions about the application and application process, see our FAQs .

NOTE: Though the Graduate Bulletin has information for both Graduate School and School of Professional Development (SPD) programs, the two schools have different applications, deadlines, and requirements. Before you begin your application, please refer to the Bulletin to verify that you have the correct application . The application link is listed on each program home page.

The Health Science Schools also offer professional and graduate degrees; their programs are not in the Bulletin. For more information on their programs, see

Admissions FAQs

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