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 social work programs.
Montclair's largest social work school is Montclair State University. In 2010, approximately 74 students graduated from the Social Work program at Montclair State University.
In 2010, 74 students graduated with a social work certificate from one of Montclair's social work schools. 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 social work 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 social work 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 social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,936.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Montclair, your job prospects are average. There were 9,800 social workers working in New Jersey and 2,340 working in the greater Montclair area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 9% in Montclair. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Montclair is $56,460 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.