Manhattan has a total population of 44,831 and a student population of 24,547. Of these students, 23,581 are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
Manhattan's largest language school is Kansas State University. In 2010, approximately 37 students graduated from the Language program at Kansas State University.
In 2010, 37 students graduated with a language degree from one of Manhattan's language schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,399 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Manhattan language schools was an average of $29,106 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,195 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a language program in Manhattan. And if you live on campus at one of the Manhattan-based language schools, you will have an added expense of $6,752 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,647.
After graduating with your credentials in language, if you decide to work as a language professional in Manhattan, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,350 language professionals in Kansas, 40 were working in the greater Manhattan area. The number of language professionals in Manhattan is expected to increase by 17% 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 Manhattan is $59,310 per year, which is higher than the average for language professionals state-wide.