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 mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 1 mechanical engineering schools in Stony Brook, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is Stony Brook University. In 2010, Stony Brook University graduated approximately 75 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
A reported 75 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering in Stony Brook in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Stony Brook's mechanical engineering 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 mechanical engineering program in Stony Brook. And if you live on campus at one of the Stony Brook-based mechanical 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 plan on staying in Stony Brook after graduating from mechanical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for mechanical engineers in Stony Brook, which is the most popular mechanical engineering profession, are not very good. There were 10,380 mechanical engineers working in New York and 1,290 working in the greater Stony Brook area in 2010. The number of mechanical engineers in Stony Brook is expected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Stony Brook is $86,050 per year, which is higher than the average for mechanical engineers state-wide.