Northampton has a general population of 28,978 and an overall student population of 3,121. Approximately 3,121 of Northampton's students are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
The largest language school in Northampton, by student population, is Smith College. In 2010, Smith College graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in language.
In 2010, 66 students graduated with a language degree in Northampton. In 2009 tuition at language schools in Northampton was $37,758 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for language related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,622 per year, on average, for room and board at Northampton-based language schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many language graduates choose to work as language professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Northampton, your job prospects are average. There were 3,280 language professionals working in Massachusetts and 370 working in the greater Northampton area in 2010. The government projects that the number of language professionals in Northampton will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for language professionals.
As a language professional in Northampton, you can expect to make an average salary of $67,800 per year. This is lower than the average salary for language professionals in the state.