Language in Arizona

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Schools Offering Language Programs in Arizona

Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Arizona receive language degrees every year. That means an estimated 515 language professionals graduate from Arizona's 12 language schools each year.

Top Schools

Northern Arizona University, which is located in Flagstaff, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a language program. It received a ranking of 33rd in the country in 2010. 35 students graduated with a degree in language from Northern Arizona University in 2010. Northern Arizona University charged in-state students $7,672 in tuition fees per year.

Prescott College, which was ranked 45th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a language program. It is located in Prescott. Tuition at Prescott College was $26,235 per year.

The third-ranked school in Arizona with a language program is Arizona State University, which is located in Tempe. In 2010, it was ranked 57th nationwide. In 2010, 157 students graduated from Arizona State University language program. Students at Arizona State University paid $8,132 per year in tuition fees.


Tuition at Arizona's language schools ranges from $26,235 per year to $805 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,135 per year. In 2010, the language schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year
  2. University of Arizona - located in Tucson, students are charged $8,237 per year
  3. Arizona State University - located in Tempe, students are charged $8,132 per year

The language schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. Dine College - located in Tsaile, students are charged $805 per year
  2. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  3. Eastern Arizona College - located in Thatcher, students are charged $1,520 per year

A language degree from an Arizona school... what next?

In Arizona, the largest numbers of language professional work in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 3,000 language professionals
  2. Pima County - 470 language professionals
  3. Coconino County - 60 language professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of language professionals is expected to grow by 10% by 2018. There are projected to be 4,250 language professionals working in Arizona then. Of these 4,250 language professionals, the government predicts that 2,610 will be teacher of the speech and hearing handicappeds, 1,640 will be sign language interpreters, and an unknown number will be english as a second language instructors.


On average, language professionals earn a salary of $58,540 per year in Arizona state. However, this number is only an average. Language professional in Arizona had varying salaries from $23,000 to $112,540 per year in 2010. On average language professional earn the most in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Yuma County - $70,150 per year
  2. Yavapai County - $62,460 per year
  3. Coconino County - $60,980 per year

The following counties in Arizona have the lowest average salaries for language professional:

  1. Apache County - $52,490 per year
  2. Cochise County - $57,850 per year
  3. Pima County - $58,270 per year

On average, the highest paid language professionals in Arizona were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $64,350 per year
  2. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $63,470 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $47,800 per year

The language professionals with lowest average salaries in Arizona were:

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $63,470 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $47,800 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in language. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as English or education.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Language in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Language in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Language in Arizona
  • Doctoral Degree in Language in Arizona
  • Certificate in Language in Arizona

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,481 miles from location Arizona State University Tempe AZ 43.2134 40% 68,064
7,443 miles from location University of Arizona Tucson AZ 39.7951 36% 38,767
7,445 miles from location Pima Community College Tucson AZ 14.0724 n/a 35,880
7,439 miles from location Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ 67.3157 19% 23,597
7,489 miles from location Phoenix College Phoenix AZ 12.4906 n/a 12,164
7,642 miles from location Arizona Western College Yuma AZ 15.3094 n/a 7,984
7,366 miles from location Eastern Arizona College Thatcher AZ 16.7279 n/a 7,241
7,568 miles from location Mohave Community College Kingman AZ 10.6222 n/a 6,702
7,381 miles from location Cochise College Douglas AZ 15.2807 n/a 4,739
7,289 miles from location Dine College Tsaile AZ 4.49402 n/a 1,935
7,494 miles from location Prescott College Prescott AZ 55.3338 26% 1,119
7,503 miles from location Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College Avondale AZ 30.8392 n/a 545

Curious what studying Language gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Speech-Language Pathologists + 2,460 $63,470 78.3%
Interpreters and Translators + 1,000 $47,800 -4.8%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 930 $64,350 -30.1%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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