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 psychology programs.
Stony Brook's largest psychology school is Stony Brook University. Approximately 493 students graduated in 2010 from Stony Brook University with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 515 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Stony Brook's psychology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,770 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Stony Brook psychology schools was an average of $26,670 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology 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 at Stony Brook-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,148.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Stony Brook, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 psychology professionals in New York were working in the greater Stony Brook area. By the year 2018, the number of psychology professionals is expected to increase by 4% in Stony Brook. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
As a psychology professional in Stony Brook, you can expect to make an average salary of $90,530 per year. This is higher than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.