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 engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Stony Brook, by student population, is Stony Brook University. In 2010, Stony Brook University graduated approximately 75 students from its engineering program.
A total of 205 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Stony Brook in 2010. 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 engineering schools was an average of $26,670 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Stony Brook. And if you live on campus at one of the Stony Brook-based engineering 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.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Stony Brook, your job prospects are average. There were 14,050 engineers working in New York and 1,690 working in the greater Stony Brook area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 9% in Stony Brook. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Stony Brook is $85,750 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.