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 journalism programs.
The largest journalism school in Stony Brook, by student population, is Stony Brook University. Approximately 31 students graduated in 2010 from Stony Brook University with credentials in journalism.
A total of 31 students graduated with credentials in journalism from journalism schools in Stony Brook in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Stony Brook's journalism 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 journalism related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Stony Brook-based journalism 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 journalism graduates choose to work as journalists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Stony Brook, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 7,570 journalists in New York. Of these journalists, 560 were working in the greater Stony Brook area. The number of journalists in Stony Brook is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a journalist in Stony Brook is $31,050 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for journalists.