Edwardsville has a general population of 21,491 and an overall student population of 13,984. Approximately 13,940 of Edwardsville's students are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is the largest language school in Edwardsville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Language program at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a language degree from one of Edwardsville's language schools. If you decide to attend one of Edwardsville's language schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,531 per year in instate tuition and $33,833 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $715 for language related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Edwardsville-based language schools, you will have an added expense of $8,470 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,070.
If you plan on staying in Edwardsville after graduating from language school, you should know that job prospects for language professionals in Edwardsville, which is the most popular language profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 language professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Edwardsville area. By the year 2018, the number of language professionals is expected to increase by 18% in Edwardsville. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for language professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a language professional in Edwardsville is $66,080 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for language professionals.