College Park has a total population of 24,657 and a student population of 37,195. Of these students, 37,195 are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
College Park's largest language school is University of Maryland-College Park. In 2010, University of Maryland-College Park graduated approximately 61 students from its language program.
In 2010, 221 students graduated with a language degree in College Park. If you decide to attend one of College Park's language schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,677 per year in instate tuition and $37,614 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,025 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a language program in College Park. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,575 per year, on average, for room and board at College Park-based language schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,102.
Many language graduates choose to work as language professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in College Park, your job prospects are good. There were 2,630 language professionals working in Maryland and 1,440 working in the greater College Park area in 2010. The number of language professionals in College Park is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for language professionals.
As a language professional in College Park, you can expect to make an average salary of $83,270 per year. This is higher than the average salary for language professionals in the state.