Stony Brook has a total population of 13,727 and a student population of 24,681. Of these students, 24,681 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Stony Brook University is the largest art school in Stony Brook, based on student population. Approximately 28 students graduated in 2010 from Stony Brook University with credentials in art.
In 2010, 47 students graduated with an art degree from one of Stony Brook's art schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,770 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Stony Brook art schools was an average of $26,670 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,590 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,148.
If you decide to work as an artist in Stony Brook, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,090 artists in New York. Of these artists, 130 were working in the greater Stony Brook area. The number of artists in Stony Brook is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Stony Brook is $33,780 per year, which is lower than the average for artists state-wide.