Bellingham has a total population of 67,171 and a student population of 22,765. Of these students, 14,575 are enrolled in schools that offer english programs.
Of the 1 english schools in Bellingham, the largest english school, by student population, is Western Washington University. In 2010, Western Washington University graduated approximately 133 students from its english program.
A reported 235 students graduated with credentials in english in Bellingham in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,749 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bellingham english schools was an average of $29,780 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,020 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a english program in Bellingham. And if you live on campus at one of the Bellingham-based english schools, you will have an added expense of $8,096 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,230.
If you plan on staying in Bellingham after graduating from english school, you should know that job prospects for english professionals in Bellingham, which is the most popular english profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 22 english professionals in Washington State were working in the greater Bellingham area. Bellingham's english professional workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for english professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an english professional in Bellingham is $37,280 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for english professionals.