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 hospitality programs.
Montclair's largest hospitality school is Montclair State University. In 2010, Montclair State University graduated approximately 3 students from its hospitality program.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in hospitality in Montclair in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Montclair's hospitality schools was $25,774 per year for instate students and $33,785 per year for out of state students.
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 hospitality program in Montclair. 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 hospitality 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 hospitality school, you should know that job prospects for hospitality professionals in Montclair, which is the most popular hospitality profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 hospitality professionals in New Jersey were working in the greater Montclair area. By the year 2018, the number of hospitality professionals is expected to increase by 6% in Montclair. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for hospitality professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a hospitality professional in Montclair is $25,990 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for hospitality professionals.