Las Cruces has a total population of 74,267 and a student population of 28,575. Of these students, 18,526 are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
New Mexico State University-Main Campus is the largest language school in Las Cruces, based on student population. Approximately 44 students graduated in 2010 from New Mexico State University-Main Campus with credentials in language.
In 2010, 53 students graduated with a language degree in Las Cruces. If you decide to attend one of Las Cruces's language schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,434 per year in instate tuition and $27,586 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,032 for language related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,338 per year, on average, for room and board at Las Cruces-based language schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,908.
If you decide to work as a language professional in Las Cruces, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,180 language professionals in New Mexico. Of these language professionals, 110 were working in the greater Las Cruces area. The number of language professionals in Las Cruces is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for language professionals.
As a language professional in Las Cruces, you can expect to make an average salary of $74,340 per year. This is lower than the average salary for language professionals in the state.