With an overall population of 25,243 and a student population of 2,208, approximately 1,893 of Delaware students attend one of Delaware's schools that offer language programs.
Ohio Wesleyan University is the largest language school in Delaware, based on student population. In 2010, Ohio Wesleyan University graduated approximately 6 students from its language program.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in language from language schools in Delaware in 2010. In 2009 tuition at language schools in Delaware was $35,030 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for language related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Delaware-based language schools, you will have an added expense of $9,224 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many language graduates choose to work as language professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Delaware, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 5,090 language professionals in Ohio. Of these language professionals, 820 were working in the greater Delaware area. The government projects that the number of language professionals in Delaware will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for language professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a language professional in Delaware is $73,960 per year, which is higher than the average for language professionals state-wide.