Valdosta has a total population of 43,724 and a student population of 17,089. Of these students, 12,391 are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
Valdosta State University is the largest language school in Valdosta, based on student population. In 2010, Valdosta State University graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in language.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in language from language schools in Valdosta in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,024 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Valdosta language schools was an average of $28,606 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for language related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,420 per year, on average, for room and board at Valdosta-based language schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in language, if you decide to work as a language professional in Valdosta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,140 language professionals in Georgia. Of these language professionals, 80 were working in the greater Valdosta area. By the year 2018, the number of language professionals is expected to increase by 24% in Valdosta. 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 Valdosta is $62,870 per year, which is higher than the average for language professionals state-wide.