Bellingham has a general population of 67,171 and an overall student population of 22,765. Approximately 14,575 of Bellingham's students are enrolled in schools that offer language programs.
The largest language school in Bellingham, by student population, is Western Washington University. In 2010, Western Washington University graduated approximately 42 students with credentials in language.
In 2010, 105 students graduated with a language degree from one of Bellingham's language schools. Tuition in 2009 at Bellingham's language schools was $18,749 per year for instate students and $29,780 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,020 for language related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bellingham-based language 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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a language professional in Bellingham is $57,830 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for language professionals.