With an overall population of 20,681 and a student population of 20,350, approximately 20,350 of Carbondale students attend one of Carbondale's schools that offer language programs.
Of the 1 language schools in Carbondale, the largest language school, by student population, is Southern Illinois University Carbondale. In 2010, Southern Illinois University Carbondale graduated approximately 13 students from its language program.
A reported 47 students graduated with credentials in language in Carbondale in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Carbondale's language schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,913 per year in instate tuition and $32,848 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a language program in Carbondale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,082 per year, on average, for room and board at Carbondale-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 Carbondale, your job prospects are good. There were 7,000 language professionals working in Illinois and 180 working in the greater Carbondale area in 2010. Carbondale's language professional workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. 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 Carbondale is $51,480 per year, which is lower than the average for language professionals state-wide.