Memphis, Tennessee has 2 language schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in language. Memphis has a total population of 650,100 and a student population of 48,230. Of these students, 23,097 are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
University of Memphis is the largest language school in Memphis, based on student population. In 2010, University of Memphis graduated approximately 47 students with credentials in language.
In 2010, 65 students graduated with a language degree in Memphis. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $32,412 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Memphis language schools was an average of $38,772 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,110 for language related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,092 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $24,480.
Many language graduates choose to work as language professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Memphis, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,840 language professionals in Tennessee, 440 were working in the greater Memphis area. Memphis's language professional workforce is projected to increase by 13% 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 Memphis is $61,790 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for language professionals.