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 physical therapy programs.
The largest physical therapy school in Stony Brook, by student population, is Stony Brook University. In 2010, Stony Brook University graduated approximately 67 students with credentials in physical therapy.
In 2010, 67 students graduated with a physical therapy degree in Stony Brook. If you decide to attend one of Stony Brook's physical therapy 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 physical therapy related books and supplies each year. 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.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy, if you decide to work as a physical therapist in Stony Brook, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 physical therapists in New York were working in the greater Stony Brook area. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapists is expected to increase by 22% in Stony Brook. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physical therapist in Stony Brook is $76,000 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physical therapists.