Hammond has a total population of 17,639 and a student population of 15,316. Of these students, 15,151 are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
The largest language school in Hammond, by student population, is Southeastern Louisiana University. In 2010, Southeastern Louisiana University graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in language.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in language from language schools in Hammond in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Hammond's language schools was $14,448 per year for instate students and $21,704 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for language related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hammond-based language schools, you will have an added expense of $6,450 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,528.
After graduating with your credentials in language, if you decide to work as a language professional in Hammond, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 860 language professionals in Louisiana. Of these language professionals, 100 were working in the greater Hammond area. The number of language professionals in Hammond is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for language professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a language professional in Hammond is $51,900 per year, which is lower than the average for language professionals state-wide.