Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University is one of the top public research universities in the U.S. It is located on the scenic north shore of Long Island in a safe, suburban community close to New York City. Stony Brook University has additional campus locations in midtown Manhattan and at the east end of Long Island in Southampton.

A Top Public Research University

Stony Brook University, State University of New York, is ranked at the Top 1% universities in the world. It is located close to New York City on the scenic north shore of Long Island in a safe, suburban community.  Founded in 1957, it became a member of Association of American Universities (AAU) in 2001. Stony Brook offers 64 majors and 81 minors, Division I athletic programs, student clubs and organizations as well as world class facilities.

The Intensive English Center (IEC)

Established in 1988, the IEC offers full-time programs to international students preparing for higher education in the United States.

Program Highlights

  • Four levels of instruction in academic English
  • Small class size
  • 6-week summer program, 15-week programs in fall and spring
  • Free tutoring and conversation partners
  • Option to take credit courses
  • Room and board available

Admission to Stony Brook

Conditional admission: Students who successfully complete the advanced IEC level and are academically eligible for undergraduate admission do not have to take the TOEFL/IELTS exam.

Social Events and Activities

The IEC offers many social events and activities for students to improve their English including a graduation ceremony and field trips to New York City and Long Island landmarks. IEC students have access to all facilities and may participate in all events offered at Stony Brook University.


$5,000—$10,000 Semester

Fast facts

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Top Programs

Computer Science, Mathematics, Psychology

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Type of School

University/Intensive English Program

  • School Size

  • Student Body Gender

  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation
  • Scholarships for International Students

  • Conditional Admission Available

  • Setting

  • Accreditation and Certification

    EnglishUSA Member, MSCHE
  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall

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