Waltham has a total population of 59,226 and a student population of 11,226. Of these students, 5,598 are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
Brandeis University is the largest language school in Waltham, based on student population. In 2010, Brandeis University graduated approximately 10 students from its language program.
A total of 35 students graduated with credentials in language from language schools in Waltham in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,762 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for language related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Waltham-based language schools, you will have an added expense of $11,166 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $43,032.
After graduating with your credentials in language, if you decide to work as a language professional in Waltham, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 3,280 language professionals in Massachusetts, 1,570 were working in the greater Waltham area. The government projects that the number of language professionals in Waltham 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 Waltham, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,280 per year. This is higher than the average salary for language professionals in the state.