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 teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Stony Brook, by student population, is Stony Brook University. Approximately 33 students graduated in 2010 from Stony Brook University with credentials in teaching.
A reported 129 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Stony Brook in 2010. 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 teaching 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 teaching program in Stony Brook. And if you live on campus at one of the Stony Brook-based teaching 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 decide to work as a teacher in Stony Brook, your job prospects are average. There were 101,720 teachers working in New York and 14,580 working in the greater Stony Brook area in 2010. Stony Brook's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Stony Brook, you can expect to make an average salary of $87,640 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.