Bridgeport has a general population of 139,529 and an overall student population of 17,911. Approximately 6,023 of Bridgeport's students are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
Of the 1 language schools in Bridgeport, the largest language school, by student population, is Sacred Heart University. In 2010, Sacred Heart University graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in language.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in language in Bridgeport in 2010. In 2009 tuition at language schools in Bridgeport was $30,298 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $700 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a language program in Bridgeport. And if you live on campus at one of the Bridgeport-based language schools, you will have an added expense of $12,246 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $32,498.
If you plan on staying in Bridgeport after graduating from language school, you should know that job prospects for language professionals in Bridgeport, which is the most popular language profession, are average. In 2010, there were 1,480 language professionals in Connecticut. Of these language professionals, 330 were working in the greater Bridgeport area. By the year 2018, the number of language professionals is expected to increase by 11% in Bridgeport. 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 Bridgeport is $80,680 per year, which is higher than the average for language professionals state-wide.