Montclair has a general population of 38,977 and an overall student population of 18,361. Approximately 18,171 of Montclair's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
The largest special education school in Montclair, by student population, is Montclair State University. Approximately 30 students graduated in 2010 from Montclair State University with credentials in special education.
A total of 51 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in Montclair in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Montclair's special education schools was $25,774 per year for instate students and $33,785 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,838 per year, on average, for room and board at Montclair-based special education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,936.
If you plan on staying in Montclair after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Montclair, which is the most popular special education profession, are good. In 2010, there were 10,850 special education professionals in New Jersey. Of these special education professionals, 2,490 were working in the greater Montclair area. The number of special education professionals in Montclair is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a special education professional in Montclair is $63,230 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.