El Paso, Texas has 2 language schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in language. With an overall population of 563,662 and a student population of 54,081, approximately 49,179 of El Paso students attend one of El Paso's schools that offer language programs.
Of the 2 language schools in El Paso, the largest language school, by student population, is El Paso Community College. In 2010, El Paso Community College graduated approximately 25 students with credentials in language.
In 2010, 64 students graduated with a language degree in El Paso. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,115 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all El Paso language schools was an average of $27,475 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,045 for language related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,203 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,659.
Many language graduates choose to work as language professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in El Paso, your job prospects are good. There were 10,840 language professionals working in Texas and 480 working in the greater El Paso area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of language professionals is expected to increase by 31% in El Paso. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for language professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a language professional in El Paso is $72,460 per year, which is higher than the average for language professionals state-wide.
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