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 Bakersfield, California. Bakersfield has a general population of 247,057 and an overall student population of 29,236. Approximately 26,405 of Bakersfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
Bakersfield's largest language school is California State University-Bakersfield. Approximately 23 students graduated in 2010 from California State University-Bakersfield with credentials in language.
A reported 46 students graduated with credentials in language in Bakersfield in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Bakersfield's language schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,001 per year in instate tuition and $28,161 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for language related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,305 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,871.
If you plan on staying in Bakersfield after graduating from language school, you should know that job prospects for language professionals in Bakersfield, which is the most popular language profession, are good. In 2010, of the 9,600 language professionals in California, 170 were working in the greater Bakersfield area. By the year 2018, the number of language professionals is expected to increase by 16% in Bakersfield. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for language professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a language professional in Bakersfield is $74,410 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for language professionals.
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