Florence has a total population of 36,264 and a student population of 7,305. Of these students, 7,194 are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
University of North Alabama is the largest language school in Florence, based on student population. In 2010, University of North Alabama graduated approximately 9 students from its language program.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in language from language schools in Florence in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,198 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Florence language schools was an average of $17,206 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for language related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,783 per year, on average, for room and board at Florence-based language schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,414.
Many language graduates choose to work as language professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Florence, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of language professionals in Florence will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for language professionals.