If you are interested in pursuing language, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 language schools in Madison, Wisconsin. With an overall population of 208,054 and a student population of 79,229, approximately 44,203 of Madison students attend one of Madison's schools that offer language programs.
Of the 2 language schools in Madison, the largest language school, by student population, is University of Wisconsin-Madison. Approximately 150 students graduated in 2010 from University of Wisconsin-Madison with credentials in language.
A total of 405 students graduated with credentials in language from language schools in Madison in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Madison's language schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,989 per year in instate tuition and $33,363 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $920 for language related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,129 per year, on average, for room and board at Madison-based language schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,451.
If you plan on staying in Madison after graduating from language school, you should know that job prospects for language professionals in Madison, which is the most popular language profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,920 language professionals in Wisconsin, 300 were working in the greater Madison area. The number of language professionals in Madison is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for language professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a language professional in Madison is $53,240 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for language professionals.