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 communications programs.
Montclair State University is the largest communications school in Montclair, based on student population. In 2010, Montclair State University graduated approximately 104 students from its communications program.
In 2010, 104 students graduated with a communications degree in Montclair. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,774 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Montclair communications schools was an average of $33,785 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a communications program in Montclair. And if you live on campus at one of the Montclair-based communications 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.
If you decide to work as a communications professional in Montclair, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 27 communications professionals in New Jersey were working in the greater Montclair area. The number of communications professionals in Montclair is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a communications professional in Montclair is $51,730 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for communications professionals.