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SUNY Stony Brook Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
College Factual's <nil> diversity report highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of SUNY Stony Brook students.

SUNY Stony Brook Student Population

26,782 Total Students
16,586 Undergraduates
5,399 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Stony Brook University?

SUNY Stony Brook total enrollment is approximately 26,782 students. 16,586 are undergraduates and 5,399 are graduate students.

SUNY Stony Brook Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time SUNY Stony Brook undergraduate population is made up of 50% women, and 50% men.


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SUNY Stony Brook Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Asian 5,086
White 4,765
Hispanic 2,186
International 1,818
Unknown 1,148
Black or African American 1,097
Multi-Ethnic 468
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7

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SUNY Stony Brook Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 51% of full-time grad students are women, and 49% men.


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SUNY Stony Brook Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,197
International 1,431
Asian 667
Hispanic 479
Unknown 307
Black or African American 206
Multi-Ethnic 106
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

SUNY Stony Brook Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 9,407
Asian 6,235
International 3,611
Hispanic 3,285
Unknown 1,870
Black or African American 1,662
Multi-Ethnic 678
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 17

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Stony Brook University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 3,574
Asian 498
Black or African American 261
Multi-Ethnic 28
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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SUNY Stony Brook Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Male Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 14,170 female students and 12,612 male students at SUNY Stony Brook.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of SUNY Stony Brook is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  97.44 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 2,591 female teachers and 2,727 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

11% Out of State
16.63% Out of the Country

SUNY Stony Brook ranks 941 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

11% of SUNY Stony Brook students come from out of state, and 16.63% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  56 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 28 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
New York 2,176
New Jersey 83
Connecticut 39
California 23
Massachusetts 18

International Students at SUNY Stony Brook

Students from 114 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
48.96% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  79.90 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At SUNY Stony Brook, 48.96% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 6,775
18-19 5,948
22-24 5,472
25-29 3,949
35 and over 1,832
30-34 1,337
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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