Stony Brook University

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Location: Stony Brook, New York

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Conditions for Admission

In addition to the successful completion of your coursework at Green River College, you will also need to meet the following requirements to be admitted for full admission to Stony Brook.

  • Achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 with 45 completed credit hours at Green River College
  • Achieve a minimum grade of 2.0 or higher in English 126, 127 or 128 at Green River College or a minimum of 80 on the iBT TOEFL or a 6.5 IELTS score
  • Proof of high school graduation
  • Submission of a SUNY or Common Application by March 1 for Fall enrollment or November 1 for Spring enrollment
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended including Green River College.

Admissions is guaranteed to the University, not to specific majors and programs. Additional criteria must be met for admission to restricted majors in the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences and the College of Business.

While a student at Green River College you will meet with International Student Advisors to ensure a smooth transition from the program to Stony Brook University. This will include submitting an application, academic documents, proof of high school graduation, as well as updated financial support documents for a new I-20 to Stony Brook University. As a newly admitted student, you will also be expected to attend the International Student Orientation, take a math and writing placement exam if you do not have English or Math at Green River College, other exams as appropriate, and register for courses as a full-time student.


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Claybert Pusung

Transferred to: Embry-Riddle, Prescott

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“When I heard about Green River's Transfer Pathway agreement with Embry-Riddle, a top Aeronautical University, I applied.”

Major: Aviation
Country: Indonesia

Roger Luo

Transferred to: UCLA

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“I chose Green River because the staff were really helpful and because of the University Transfer Pathway Program. The college has pathway relationships with many universities. My mom was happy to see that Green River has a Pathway with UC Irvine.”

Major: Computer Science
Country: China

Contact Us

Phone: 253-288-3300
Fax: 253-333-4940
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Upcoming Dates

The application deadline for students transferring from within the U.S. is 8 a.m. on the first day of in-person orientation.

Winter Term
Classes Start:
3 January 2023
Classes End:
23 March 2023
Spring Term
Preferred Application Deadline:
1 February 2023
Orientation Student (virtual)
15 & 16 March 2023
Orientation Parent (virtual)
17 March 2023 
Arrival & Housing Move-in Day
29 March 2023
In-Person Orientation Day
30 March 2023 
Classes Start:
3 April 2023
Classes End:
16 June 2023


Green River College
IVD Building
12401 SE 320th Street
Auburn, WA USA 98092-3699

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