Union has a general population of 54,405 and an overall student population of 17,065. Approximately 15,051 of Union's students are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
Kean University is the largest language school in Union, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 41 students graduated from the Language program at Kean University.
A reported 41 students graduated with credentials in language in Union in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,184 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Union language schools was an average of $29,819 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 for language related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,237 per year, on average, for room and board at Union-based language schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,204.
After graduating with your credentials in language, if you decide to work as a language professional in Union, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 3,950 language professionals in New Jersey, 920 were working in the greater Union area. Union's language professional workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for language professionals.
As a language professional in Union, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,880 per year. This is lower than the average salary for language professionals in the state.