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 teaching programs.
Montclair State University is the largest teaching school in Montclair, based on student population. In 2010, Montclair State University graduated approximately 122 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 204 students graduated with a teaching degree in Montclair. If you decide to attend one of Montclair's teaching 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.
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 teaching 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 teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,936.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Montclair, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 50,800 teachers in New Jersey, 12,080 were working in the greater Montclair area. Montclair's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Montclair, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,890 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.