Stony Brook has a general population of 13,727 and an overall student population of 24,681. Approximately 24,681 of Stony Brook's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Stony Brook, by student population, is Stony Brook University. In 2010, Stony Brook University graduated approximately 203 students from its BSN program.
A total of 203 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Stony Brook in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Stony Brook's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,770 per year in instate tuition and $26,670 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Stony Brook-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $9,590 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,148.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Stony Brook, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 162,860 nurses in New York, 26,180 were working in the greater Stony Brook area. Stony Brook's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Stony Brook is $78,230 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.