Shippensburg has a total population of 5,586 and a student population of 8,253. Of these students, 8,253 are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is the largest language school in Shippensburg, based on student population. In 2010, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in language.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a language degree from one of Shippensburg's language schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,256 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Shippensburg language schools was an average of $25,692 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a language program in Shippensburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,086 per year, on average, for room and board at Shippensburg-based language schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,558.
If you plan on staying in Shippensburg after graduating from language school, you should know that job prospects for language professionals in Shippensburg, which is the most popular language profession, are not very good. There were 4,550 language professionals working in Pennsylvania and 290 working in the greater Shippensburg area in 2010. The government projects that the number of language professionals in Shippensburg will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for language professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a language professional in Shippensburg is $68,010 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for language professionals.