Costs & Financial Aid


2016-2017 Estimated Cost for Full-Time Undergraduates per year*

DIRECT COSTS **

Tuition***

$21,550

Fees ***

$2,000

Accommodation****

₩3,100,000 (Single)

₩2,000,000 (Double)

 

2016-2017 Estimated Cost for Full-Time Graduates per year*

DIRECT COSTS **

Tuition***

$22,210

Fees ***

$1,200

Accommodation****

₩3,100,000 (Single)

₩2,000,000 (Double)

 

Please note that the costs for meals, housing and additional expenses such as US International Health Insurance will be charged to students while studying at Stony Brook, New York campus during sophomore year. The costs may vary depending on meal plan, housing options, and other variables.

* Assuming 2 semesters per year.  All charges are subject to change without notice. Please see SUNY 2020 for information on predictable tuition rates.

** Payable to the University. Health insurance is required of all full-time students; waivers are available to domestic students who already have health insurance. International students must enroll in the International Student Health Insurance Plan; estimated monthly cost is approximately ₩45,000.

*** Tuition and fees must be paid in US Dollars.

**** Accommodation fee may vary depending on the length of stay. Deposit of ₩50,000 is refundable when leaving.

 

1. Technology & Facility Fee (UG $400, G $400)

The technology service fee helps support instructional technology and technology advancement and college technology support, and academic instructional technology initiatives.

- Various Computing Systems in Computer Labs, Gaming Labs, Programming Labs, and Internet Lounges

- Classroom technology includes projection units, e-stations (e-podium), microphones and audio consoles

- Wi-Fi service throughout the campus

- Network infrastructure

- Printing services

The facility and equipment fee is assessed by IGC to help pay for campus buildings and equipment.

- Club rooms to support student club activities

- Library (SUNY Korea Library, IGC Library, digital library)

- Club rooms to support student club activities

- An Internet lounge, department lounge and student lounge to provide resting areas for students

- Shuttle bus service in the Songdo area

- Swimming pool

- Gymnasium

- Dance studio

- Radio station

- Drinking fountains

- Restroom cleaning and restocking

- Vacuuming

- Mopping and floor care

- Trash and recycling pickup

- Heating, ventilation and air conditioning

- Electrical services

 

2. Residential College Program Support Fee / Career Development Service Fee (only UG $400)

Residential College Program Support Fee:

- Providing special programs and resources to student residents including traditional programs and events

- Helping student residents with the housing requirement with Student Residential Assistants and Residential Hall Directors

- Maintaining the overall program including on-campus housing, special lectures, module sessions, Thursday activities, extracurricular activities, counselling and social events and other similar events.

 

Career Development Service Fee:

- Supporting students to seek their own aptitude and possible careers.

- Providing education support for career development and employment opportunities.

- Offering various opportunities to discover career paths.

 

3. Community Service Fee (UG $40, G $50)

This fee covers basic cost for providing following various services to students such as Student Activity Fee, Visa & Immigration Service fees and Documentary Service fee.

Details are stated in the below.

Student Activity Fee:

-This fee covers many services dedicated to enhancing the quality of student life and campus activities.  It is used to provide and promote educational, social, cultural and recreational programs and services for all students throughout the semester.

-The fee supports campus-wide services and resources which benefit the physical and psychological health and well-being of students. These social and recreational facilities as well as activities are organized by the University or student clubs. Student publications and services are also related to campus life and the campus community.

 

Visa & Immigration Service Fee:

-This fee supports services related to advice and assistance to non-immigrant students in obtaining and maintaining valid immigration status in Korea as well as the costs related to compliance with Korean government regulations.

-This fee also supports services related to advice and assistance to  students attending Stony Brook University for two semesters in obtaining valid immigration status (F1 visa)in the United States.-This fee covers individual and group counseling to students who seek advice in obtaining a valid visa status in both the United States and Korea as well as adjusting to life in Korea and the Korean educational system.

 

Documentary Service Fee:

- The bill service fee covers billing & collection of tuition as well as managing each student’s account.

- Applying for financial aid/scholarship program: The Academic Affairs team receives a self-evaluation form from every student and sorts them for SUNY Korea Scholarship Committee to review the forms.

- Class registration, including adding or dropping classes: Academic Affairs assists students with registration for courses.

- Applying for graduation: Academic Affairs assists students to applying for graduation.

- Transferring credits: We assist students with transferring credits for AP, IB high levels, and other college credits.

 

4. Student Council (only UG $10)

- Support student council

 

5. Academic Excellence & Success (UG $100, G $100)

- In order to support students to maintain academic excellence and success, we use this fee to provide a tutoring system, academic and transfer advising and additional instructional support such as counseling, residence life, housing and others as needed. Moreover, this fee is used to offer consultation services to assist faculty or staff in developing a plan of action.

 

6. College Fee (UG $50, G $50)

- Proceeds from the fee are used to supplement campus operations.

 


 

 

Affordable Excellence

 

With prestigious rankings and international recognition that place us among the Top 1%* of higher education institutions worldwide, Stony Brook is invested in undergraduate education.

 

 Stony Brook is one of the most affordable top-ranked universities in the U.S.

 Stony Brook has been named to Kiplinger's list of 30 Best Values in U.S. public colleges and universities.

 U.S. News & World Report has ranked Stony Brook among the top 100 universities and top 40 public universities in the U.S.

 

Nearly 90% of our recent graduates are either employed or continuing their education. Stony Brook’s affordable tuition means less future debt and real savings that can help you pay for your graduate studies or any number of life passages yet to come.

 

* Top 1% according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

 

Scholarship and Financial Aid

 

 

SUNY Korea Scholarship Committee will apply the following scholarship criteria and benefits as a minimum reference standard. External references such as leadership, extracurricular activities, honors/awards, essay, and etc. will also be taken into account.

 

The criteria may be revised and enhanced upon committee’s decision due to availability of funds and its competitiveness. Number of scholarship recipients may vary each semester upon availability of funds for each scholarship or financial aid secured from SUNY Korea.

 

See SUNY Korea Undergraduate Scholarship and Financial Aid Guide for details.

 

 

Presidential Scholarship

Eligibility

Incoming Freshmen

(Evaluated annually)

Benefits

- Full tuition and fees

- Room and Board

Requirements

- High achieving high school record or equivalent

- High achievement in standardized tests

Evidence of leadership, special talents or interests, and other personal qualities through extracurricular activities, volunteer work, and other non-academic pursuits

 

Merit Scholarship
Eligibility

Incoming Freshmen

(Evaluated annually)

Benefits Full/Partial Tuition
Requirements

- High achieving high school record or equivalent

Evidence of leadership, special talents or interests, and other personal qualities through extracurricular activities, volunteer work, and other non-academic pursuits

 

Shared Prosperity Scholarship
Eligibility International students with citizenship from developing countries (1~2 from each country)
Benefits

- Full/partial tuition

- Program fees*

- Room and Board*

Requirements

- High achieving high school record or equivalent

- High achievement in standardized tests

Evidence of leadership, special talents or interests, and other personal qualities through extracurricular activities, volunteer work, and other non-academic pursuits

* Require official recommendation from embassy or government

 

Academic Excellence Scholarship
Eligibility Continuing Students
Benefits - Full/half tuition
Requirements

- Outstanding Academic GPA among same year class

- 15 or more credits earned toward GPA

 (14 for first semester freshmen)

Evidence of leadership, special talents or interests, and other personal qualities through extracurricular activities, volunteer work, and other non-academic pursuits

Any information in the above table is subject to change without notice.

 

Click to Download the Application Form

Refugee Support

Eligibility

North Korean Refugees

Benefits

- Full tuition and fees

- Room and Board

Requirements

- Proof of Refugee Record

 

Low-Income Support
Eligibility

People in Low Income Status

Benefits

- $1000 to Full tuition/Semester

- Room and Board upon review

Requirements

- Proof of Low-Income Status

 

Please see SUNY Korea Undergraduate Scholarship and Financial Aid Guide for details.

 

 

Click to Download the Application Form

Graduate Assistantships (GA)

Eligibility

Enrolled full-time graduates

Benefits

Full(or Half) tuition excluding fees

Requirements

- Stipend of 1,000,000 KRW(or 500,000) per month

 

Teaching Assistantships (TA)
Eligibility

Enrolled full-time graduates

Benefits

- Full (or Half) tuition excluding fees

Requirements

- Stipend of 1,000,000 KRW (or 500,000) per month

 

Research Assistantships (RA)
Eligibility Enrolled full-time graduates
Benefits

- It may vary based on their participating projects with grants

Requirements

Stipend per month

 

IT Consilience Creative Program Scholarship
Eligibility

Ph.D. students only

Beneficiary limited to 10 students

Benefits
(Support is available up to three years of enrollment.)

- Full tuition

- Accommodation

- Research fee of 1,000,000 KRW per month

- Opportunities for overseas seminar and joint research

- Internship opportunities at global research institutions

- Research opportunity for global innovation lab

Requirements

- Ph.D. students at CS & TPI Only (including M.S. & Ph.D. integrated course)

- Shall be qualified for admission criteria for Ph.D. at CS & TPI

- Shall be evaluated according to internal policy

 

Any information in the above table is subject to change without notice.

 

click to download

the Guide and the Application Forms

 

Undergraduate Scholarship Application Form

Undergraduate Financial Aid Application Form

   

SUNY Korea Undergraduate Scholarship and Financial Aid Guide

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