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Spring campus fountain 2Stony Brook ranked 93rd among all national universities and 38th among public universities in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges listing, which assessed 1,466 U.S. bachelor’s degree-granting institutions on 17 measures of academic quality. Rankings were based on a wide number of metrics, including class size, the ability to retain and graduate students from different socioeconomic backgrounds, and the average debt levels of graduates. This ranking is generally considered to be the most prominent ranking of U.S. institutions. 

For more about the methodology, visit the U.S. News website 

In the Times Higher Education World University Ranking, Stony Brook ranked 301st-350th overall and 77th-80th among U.S. institutions, and in Washington Monthly’s annual college rankings list, SBU was 98th among all national universities and 61st among public universities. Stony Brook ranked 62nd overall and 23rd among public universities in the Forbes 2021 America’s Top Colleges rankings and ranked 39th among all U.S. universities in the 2021 QS US University Rankings.

For more about Stony Brook’s major rankings, visit the rankings web page.

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