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 nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Stony Brook, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Stony Brook University. Approximately 203 students graduated in 2010 from Stony Brook University with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 386 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Stony Brook's nursing schools. If you decide to attend one of Stony Brook's nursing 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, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Stony Brook. 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.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Stony Brook, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 162,860 nurses in New York, 26,180 were working in the greater Stony Brook area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 13% in Stony Brook. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Stony Brook, you can expect to make an average salary of $78,230 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.