Montclair, NJ has one fashion school within its city limits. Montclair State University has a total student population of 18,171. It is the 247th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick).
Fashion students from Montclair schools who go on to become fashion professionals, fashion merchandisers, marketers, fashion models, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,780 people working as fashion designers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $74,410. Also, Merchandise displayers and window trimmers make on average $28,480 per year and there are about 61,280 of them employed in the US today.
Montclair lies in Essex county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Newark-Union-PA Metropolitan area has 974,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $25.36/hr average worker wage, and a $52,760 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Montclair State University ends up costing a student $11,392/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Montclair|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||3.6 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||4.5 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||6.0 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||9.7 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||11.2 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||12.6 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||14.7 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||17.1 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||17.6 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||17.7 miles|