Montclair has a total population of 38,977 and a student population of 18,361. Of these students, 18,171 are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
Montclair State University is the largest graphic design school in Montclair, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Graphic Design program at Montclair State University.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in graphic design in Montclair in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Montclair's graphic design schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,774 per year in instate tuition and $33,785 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for graphic design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Montclair-based graphic design schools, you will have an added expense of $10,838 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,936.
Many graphic design graduates choose to work as graphic designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Montclair, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 graphic designers in New Jersey were working in the greater Montclair area. By the year 2018, the number of graphic designers is expected to decrease by -2% in Montclair. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a graphic designer in Montclair is $52,550 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for graphic designers.
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