If you decide that you want to get a language degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 language schools in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson has a total population of 486,699 and a student population of 78,243. Of these students, 74,647 are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
Of the 2 language schools in Tucson, the largest language school, by student population, is University of Arizona. In 2010, University of Arizona graduated approximately 88 students from its language program.
In 2010, 229 students graduated with a language degree from one of Tucson's language schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,519 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Tucson language schools was an average of $35,928 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for language related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,614 per year, on average, for room and board at Tucson-based language schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,261.
If you plan on staying in Tucson after graduating from language school, you should know that job prospects for language professionals in Tucson, which is the most popular language profession, are average. In 2010, there were 2,370 language professionals in Arizona. Of these language professionals, 280 were working in the greater Tucson area. Tucson's language professional workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for language professionals.
As a language professional in Tucson, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,460 per year. This is lower than the average salary for language professionals in the state.
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