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 art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Montclair, the largest art school, by student population, is Montclair State University. In 2010, Montclair State University graduated approximately 89 students from its art program.
In 2010, 111 students graduated with an art degree in Montclair. If you decide to attend one of Montclair's art 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.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for art related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Montclair-based art 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.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Montclair, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,400 artists in New Jersey, 110 were working in the greater Montclair area. Montclair's artist workforce is projected to decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Montclair is $51,210 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for artists.