Allendale has a total population of 11,555 and a student population of 24,408. Of these students, 24,408 are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
Grand Valley State University is the largest language school in Allendale, based on student population. Approximately 41 students graduated in 2010 from Grand Valley State University with credentials in language.
In 2010, 67 students graduated with a language degree in Allendale. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,480 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Allendale language schools was an average of $23,794 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a language program in Allendale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,478 per year, on average, for room and board at Allendale-based language schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,460.
After graduating with your credentials in language, if you decide to work as a language professional in Allendale, your job prospects are average. There were 3,050 language professionals working in Michigan and 60 working in the greater Allendale area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of language professionals is expected to increase by 10% in Allendale. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for language professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a language professional in Allendale is $61,630 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for language professionals.