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Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Stony Brook , NY

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Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Overview

Stony Brook University, State University of New York / Department of Physics and Astronomy is located in Stony Brook, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Physics Modern research instrumentation
Master of Arts (MA) Physics Physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics Physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Astronomy
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Physics Physics education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17
Doctoral Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

560
Applied
148
Accepted
66
Enrolled
26%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90

Student Body

219
Total Graduate Students
69%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.2%
Black or African American 0.91%
White or Caucasian 16%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.65%

Gender

Male (84%)
Female (15%)

Faculty

58
Total faculty
Full-time - 55
Part-time - 3
Male (50)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Astronomy, condensed matter physics, physics, quantum physics, solid state physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
19,354,646

Location & Contact

Address Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY  11794
United States
Contact Dr. Axel Drees
Chair
Email: axel.drees@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-632-8114
Fax: 631-632-8176

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