With an overall population of 13,727 and a student population of 24,681, approximately 24,681 of Stony Brook students attend one of Stony Brook's schools that offer information systems programs.
The largest information systems school in Stony Brook, by student population, is Stony Brook University. In 2010, approximately 188 students graduated from the Information Systems program at Stony Brook University.
In 2010, 188 students graduated with an information systems degree in Stony Brook. Tuition in 2009 at Stony Brook's information systems schools was $18,770 per year for instate students and $26,670 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information systems program in Stony Brook. And if you live on campus at one of the Stony Brook-based information systems 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 plan on staying in Stony Brook after graduating from information systems school, you should know that job prospects for information systems professionals in Stony Brook, which is the most popular information systems profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 23,970 information systems professionals in New York, 2,180 were working in the greater Stony Brook area. The government projects that the number of information systems professionals in Stony Brook will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.