If you are interested in pursuing language, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 language schools in Fairmont, West Virginia. Fairmont has a total population of 19,097 and a student population of 7,406. Of these students, 7,303 are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
Of the 2 language schools in Fairmont, the largest language school, by student population, is Pierpont Community and Technical College. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Pierpont Community and Technical College with credentials in language.
A reported 19 students graduated with credentials in language in Fairmont in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,112 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fairmont language schools was an average of $20,514 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for language related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Fairmont-based language schools, you will have an added expense of $6,570 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 Fairmont, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 language professionals in West Virginia were working in the greater Fairmont area. The number of language professionals in Fairmont is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for language professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a language professional in Fairmont is $42,290 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for language professionals.
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