If you are interested in pursuing language, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 language schools in Jacksonville, Illinois. Jacksonville has a general population of 18,940 and an overall student population of 1,448. Approximately 1,412 of Jacksonville's students are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
Of the 2 language schools in Jacksonville, the largest language school, by student population, is MacMurray College. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from MacMurray College with credentials in language.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a language degree from one of Jacksonville's language schools. In 2009 tuition at language schools in Jacksonville was $19,845 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $965 for language related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Jacksonville-based language schools, you will have an added expense of $7,439 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,985.
If you decide to work as a language professional in Jacksonville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 44 language professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Jacksonville area. Jacksonville's language professional workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. 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 Jacksonville is $50,790 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for language professionals.