Stony Brook University is one of two flagships and one of four research-intensive campuses within the State University of New York (SUNY) system. The 2021-22 operating budget is over $3 billion, with monies generated from a variety of sources. As Long Island’s largest single-site employer, the University has over 15,000 full- and part- time employees, including more than 2,700 faculty. Stony Brook University is located approximately 60 miles east of Manhattan on Long Island’s beautiful North Shore.
Situated on 1,454 wooded acres, the campus encompasses 12 schools and colleges; a Research and Development Park; world-class athletics facilities, including a 12,300-seat stadium and a 4,000-seat arena; and Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island’s premier academic medical center. Also part of the University is a classroom site in Manhattan and a teaching and research campus in Southampton, New York, which is home to graduate arts programs, health sciences professional programs and the Marine Sciences Center. In addition, Stony Brook, in partnership with Battelle, has been managing the prestigious Brookhaven National Laboratory since 1998 with a number of faculty holding joint appointments.