State University of New York
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As a member of the Association of American Universities, Stony Brook University is among the 62 leading research institutions in North America. Stony Brook has made significant contributions to groundbreaking scientific discoveries in fields ranging from space exploration to marine biology. The school has a great reputation for being a prime state university, attracting and refining some of the brightest talents in the country. The university holds a number of accolades, including Nobel Prizes in economic sciences, physics and medicine as well as Pulitzer prizes.