With an overall population of 18,558 and a student population of 12,679, approximately 12,679 of Macomb students attend one of Macomb's schools that offer language programs.
The largest language school in Macomb, by student population, is Western Illinois University. In 2010, Western Illinois University graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in language.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a language degree in Macomb. If you decide to attend one of Macomb's language schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,692 per year in instate tuition and $25,081 per year in out of state tuition.
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 $7,642 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many language graduates choose to work as language professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Macomb, your job prospects are good. There were 7,000 language professionals working in Illinois and 180 working in the greater Macomb area in 2010. Macomb'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 Macomb is $50,790 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for language professionals.