Stony Brook University is one of nine public universities in New York that have been named to Kiplinger’s best value in public colleges report.
The university ranks 29 out of the 100 colleges named behind Binghamton, which ranked 15 and SUNY Geneseo, which ranked 20.
The report looks at tuition costs, enrollment, student-faculty ratio as well as graduation rate and average debt at graduation. The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill took top honors, a spot it has held consistently since Kiplinger’s first rankings in 1998.
The total annual in-state cost to attend Stony Brook is $20,259, which includes tuition, fees, room and board. According to the report, he national average for public tuition is $18,391.
The average student is saddled with almost $21,000 in debt after graduating Stony Brook. To see the full report and how other state colleges ranked, click here.