Richmond has a total population of 27,152 and a student population of 16,268. Of these students, 16,268 are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
Eastern Kentucky University is the largest language school in Richmond, based on student population. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from Eastern Kentucky University with credentials in language.
A total of 33 students graduated with credentials in language from language schools in Richmond in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Richmond's language schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,592 per year in instate tuition and $26,560 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a language program in Richmond. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,020 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a language professional in Richmond, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,610 language professionals in Kentucky. Of these language professionals, 180 were working in the greater Richmond area. Richmond's language professional workforce is projected to increase by 16% 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 Richmond is $54,050 per year, which is higher than the average for language professionals state-wide.