Lancaster has a general population of 56,348 and an overall student population of 5,789. Approximately 2,175 of Lancaster's students are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
The largest language school in Lancaster, by student population, is Franklin and Marshall College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Language program at Franklin and Marshall College.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a language degree in Lancaster. In 2009 tuition at language schools in Lancaster was $39,980 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $700 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a language program in Lancaster. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,430 per year, on average, for room and board at Lancaster-based language schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a language professional in Lancaster, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,550 language professionals working in Pennsylvania and 180 working in the greater Lancaster area in 2010. The government projects that the number of language professionals in Lancaster will increase by 1% by the year 2018. 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 Lancaster is $69,290 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for language professionals.