Rock Island has a general population of 39,684 and an overall student population of 2,736. Approximately 2,472 of Rock Island's students are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
Of the 1 language schools in Rock Island, the largest language school, by student population, is Augustana College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Language program at Augustana College.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a language degree in Rock Island. In 2009 tuition at language schools in Rock Island was $31,326 per year, on average.
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 Rock Island. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,950 per year, on average, for room and board at Rock Island-based language schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,503.
If you plan on staying in Rock Island after graduating from language school, you should know that job prospects for language professionals in Rock Island, which is the most popular language profession, are good. In 2010, there were 7,000 language professionals in Illinois. Of these language professionals, 180 were working in the greater Rock Island area. The number of language professionals in Rock Island 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 Rock Island is $70,680 per year, which is higher than the average for language professionals state-wide.