With an overall population of 83,048 and a student population of 10,770, approximately 10,133 of Hammond students attend one of Hammond's schools that offer language programs.
Hammond's largest language school is Purdue University-Calumet Campus. In 2010, Purdue University-Calumet Campus graduated approximately 10 students from its language program.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a language degree in Hammond. If you decide to attend one of Hammond's language schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,585 per year in instate tuition and $24,872 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,125 for language related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,680 per year, on average, for room and board at Hammond-based language schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,545.
Many language graduates choose to work as language professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hammond, your job prospects are good. There were 2,160 language professionals working in Indiana and 190 working in the greater Hammond area in 2010. The number of language professionals in Hammond is expected to increase by 22% 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 Hammond is $70,130 per year, which is higher than the average for language professionals state-wide.