On December 4th, Boston International School welcomed Ms. Joanna Zhao, director of Stony Brook University China office, she presented overall introduction of the University to our students.
Stony Brook University was founded in 1957, currently offers more than 200 programs, with a student-faculty ration of 17:1. Some of the popular programs include Computer Science, Physics, Psychology, and Mathematics and so on. Prestigious Faculties include Nobel Prize Winners, Zhenning Yang of Physics, Paul C. Lauterbur of Physiology/Medicine, Robert J. Aumann of Economics.
As Ms. Zhao mentioned, currently Google and Amazon are planning for new department sectors to be built in Long Island, which will bring in about 40,000 job opportunities to the area.
Stony Brook University is ranked top 1% of the universities in the world, according to QS World University Rankings; top 50 in Public Universities, according to U.S. News & World Report; Top 35 Best Value Public Colleges, according to Kiplinger and Money magazine.
The campus is surrounded by the natural of woods, and is only 100 kilometers from New York City. Train station is located right on campus, bus services are offered 24/7 and electric bicycle are also available for students’ convenience.
In the end, as Ms. Zhao went through the admissions criteria of the University, she made special emphasize on one thing, which at Boston International School all of our teachers have been pushing so hard to help our students to achieve, is that to TELL YOUR STORY.
Here at Boston International School, we help you build your story.
Stony Brook University
The State University of New York at Stony Brook, commonly known as Stony Brook University (SBU), is a public sea-grant and space-grant research university in Stony Brook, New York. It is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system.
The institution was founded 61 years ago in 1957 in Oyster Bay as State University College on Long Island, and moved to Stony Brook in 1962. The university has expanded to include approximately 220 major buildings with a combined area of more than 12.2 million gross square feet across 1,454 acres (5.9 km2) of land. In 2001, Stony Brook was elected to the Association of American Universities, joining four private universities (Cornell, Columbia, NYU, and Rochester) and one public university (SUNY Buffalo) elsewhere in its state. It is also a member of the larger Universities Research Association.