With an overall population of 110,257 and a student population of 22,602, approximately 16,361 of Lafayette students attend one of Lafayette's schools that offer language programs.
Of the 1 language schools in Lafayette, the largest language school, by student population, is University of Louisiana at Lafayette. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Language program at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a language degree in Lafayette. If you decide to attend one of Lafayette's language schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,764 per year in instate tuition and $21,336 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 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 Lafayette-based language schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,614.
After graduating with your credentials in language, if you decide to work as a language professional in Lafayette, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 860 language professionals in Louisiana. Of these language professionals, 40 were working in the greater Lafayette area. By the year 2018, the number of language professionals is expected to increase by 13% in Lafayette. 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 Lafayette is $66,670 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for language professionals.