With an overall population of 38,977 and a student population of 18,361, approximately 18,171 of Montclair students attend one of Montclair's schools that offer design programs.
Montclair State University is the largest design school in Montclair, based on student population. In 2010, Montclair State University graduated approximately 66 students with credentials in design.
In 2010, 84 students graduated with a design 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 design schools was an average of $33,785 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for design 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 design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,936.
If you decide to work as a designer in Montclair, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 designers in New Jersey were working in the greater Montclair area. The government projects that the number of designers in Montclair will decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Montclair is $52,550 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.
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