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 social work programs.
Stony Brook University is the largest social work school in Stony Brook, based on student population. Approximately 230 students graduated in 2010 from Stony Brook University with credentials in social work.
A total of 230 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Stony Brook in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Stony Brook's social work 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 social work 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 at Stony Brook-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,148.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Stony Brook, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 24,720 social workers in New York, 1,850 were working in the greater Stony Brook area. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 4% in Stony Brook. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Stony Brook is $60,280 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.