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 chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Stony Brook, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Stony Brook University. In 2010, Stony Brook University graduated approximately 66 students from its chemistry program.
A total of 69 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Stony Brook in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Stony Brook's chemistry schools was $18,770 per year for instate students and $26,670 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for chemistry 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.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Stony Brook, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,190 chemists in New York. Of these chemists, 700 were working in the greater Stony Brook area. The number of chemists in Stony Brook is expected to decrease by -10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Stony Brook is $64,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.