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Stony Brook University

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at SBU

By Gender
By Major
Animal StudiesA-
Art & Design DepartmentC-
Business - Management and AdministrationD+
Chemical EngineeringD
Civil EngineeringF
Computer EngineeringA-
Computer ScienceB
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcD
Electrical EngineeringD
Engineering DepartmentC
Geography and GeosciencesC+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C
Mechanical EngineeringC+
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceC-
Political ScienceC+
PreDent and DentistryB-
PreMed and MedicalC
Public HealthD+

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Stony Brook University
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Surrounding City

... -for those like me who prefer a smaller school but cant afford to go to a private college, SBU is like a city, and it can be frustrating as a c...Read full comment
... Everyone leaves on the weekend, so if you are from the island or the city that's cool, but anyplace else, I wouldn't recommend it ...Read full comment
I genuinely feel depressed at stony brook and I'm in my first semester. The professors truly do not sufficiently teach the material needs to succeed f...Read full comment
There are a lot of different parameters that have to be taken into account when making an assessment of Stony Brook. For starters, this school is ruth...Read full comment
... The only great thing about it is the fact that the city is only a train ride away ...Read full comment
... I transferred to a private university in New York City, and had a incredible experience ...Read full comment
Stony Brook is the worst abomination of a place that you can possibly think of. How can you even call this a school? Living there is like living in th...Read full comment
... The proximity of the city isn't as advantageous as one would expect ...Read full comment
... The only great thing about it is the fact that the city is only a train ride away ...Read full comment
... 50% commute every day, so at full capacity, stony only has 50% of its students on campus during the weekend ...Read full comment
... The social life is average at best and everyone complains about a lot of people going home or to the city for the weekend, but it's what you make ...Read full comment
Stony Brook is the worst abomination of a place that you can possibly think of. How can you even call this a school? Living there is like living in th...Read full comment
... The proximity of the city isn't as advantageous as one would expect ...Read full comment
... Because the majority of the student body is from Long Island or New York City, many of the sudents do go home on the weekends and many commute to...Read full comment
... The proximity of the city isn't as advantageous as one would expect ...Read full comment
... The student body are mostly commuter students so the campus is dead on the weekends since many are from long island or the city ...Read full comment
... The whole campus pretty much shuts down on the weekend so if you're not from Long Island or New York City, you MUST join a fraternity/sorority, ...Read full comment
... If you're looking for parties, there's not too many, but at the same time, it seems that a lot of people are either the type that looks for part...Read full comment
... the alulmni base will continue to grow, especially around NYC, more and more student are ending up in Financial related positions in and around th...Read full comment
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