Wheaton has a general population of 55,416 and an overall student population of 3,150. Approximately 2,920 of Wheaton's students are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
Wheaton College is the largest language school in Wheaton, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Language program at Wheaton College.
A total of 16 students graduated with credentials in language from language schools in Wheaton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at language schools in Wheaton was $26,520 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for language related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wheaton-based language schools, you will have an added expense of $7,770 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a language professional in Wheaton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,000 language professionals in Illinois. Of these language professionals, 4,520 were working in the greater Wheaton area. The number of language professionals in Wheaton is expected 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 Wheaton is $68,100 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for language professionals.