Prospective Students

Welcome to Stony Brook University! If you are interested in learning more about Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism, you are in the right place.

Explore our website to learn about the incredible opportunities Stony Brook has to offer. Plus, make sure you check out the School of Journalism’s J Drive, which features the best of our students’ work.

Visiting Stony Brook

Stony Brook University Admissions offers student-guided campus tours and information sessions during the academic year. We encourage all prospective students to sign up for these tours. You can sign up for the campus tours here.

Following your campus tour, you are more than welcome to visit the J-School’s Newsroom and sit in on a journalism class.

To schedule a time to see the Newsroom and/or sit in on a journalism class, email or call our Outreach & Recruitment Coordinator, Erika Karp, at or 631-632-7637.

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Admitted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to Stony Brook University! If you are interested in setting up a time to see the Newsroom, visit a journalism class or have any questions, please email or call our Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator, Erika Karp, at or 631-632-7637.

Saturday, April 7 – Admitted Student Day 

Learn more about Stony Brook University and meet with students, faculty and staff from the School of Journalism.

Click here for more information

Scholarship Information

The School of Journalism Dean’s Award provides select incoming first-year, journalism majors with a four-year scholarship. Award amounts range from $4,000 to $6,000 per year.

To be eligible, students must:
1. Complete the Dean’s Award application;
2. Demonstrate high academic achievement;
3. Demonstrate a commitment to journalism through high school coursework, extra-curricular activities and/or internships.

Click here to apply