Peoria, Illinois has 2 language schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in language. With an overall population of 112,936 and a student population of 20,393, approximately 18,849 of Peoria students attend one of Peoria's schools that offer language programs.
Peoria's largest language school is Illinois Central College. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Language program at Illinois Central College.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in language from language schools in Peoria in 2010. In 2009 tuition at language schools in Peoria was $13,417 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a language program in Peoria. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,650 per year, on average, for room and board at Peoria-based language schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,330.
Many language graduates choose to work as language professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Peoria, your job prospects are good. There were 7,000 language professionals working in Illinois and 190 working in the greater Peoria area in 2010. The number of language professionals in Peoria is expected 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 Peoria is $51,660 per year, which is lower than the average for language professionals state-wide.
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