Language in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Language Programs in Connecticut


Around 0.4% of Connecticut's graduates graduate from language degree programs every year. Thus, Connecticut's 16 language schools put out approximately 326 language professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a language program is Yale University. Yale University, which was ranked 2nd in the country in 2010, is located in New Haven. 91 students graduated with a degree in language from Yale University in 2010. The tuition rate at Yale University was $38,300 per year.

Wesleyan University, which was ranked 16th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a language program. It is located in Middletown. In 2010, Wesleyan University graduated 13 students from its language program. Tuition at Wesleyan University was $42,084 per year.

The third-ranked school in Connecticut that has a language program is University of Connecticut. University of Connecticut, which was ranked 19th in the country in 2010, is located in Storrs Mansfield. In 2010, 83 students graduated from University of Connecticut language program. Students at University of Connecticut paid $10,416 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Connecticut's language schools ranges from $42,420 per year to $3,406 per year. But, the average tuition is $22,268 per year. In 2010, the language schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Connecticut were:

  1. Trinity College - located in Hartford, students are charged $42,420 per year
  2. Wesleyan University - located in Middletown, students are charged $42,084 per year
  3. Fairfield University - located in Fairfield, students are charged $39,040 per year

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

  1. Northwestern Connecticut Community College - located in Winsted, students are charged $3,406 per year
  2. Central Connecticut State University - located in New Britain, students are charged $7,861 per year
  3. Western Connecticut State University - located in Danbury, students are charged $7,909 per year

A language degree from a Connecticut school... what next?

The Connecticut counties with the largest populations of language professional are:

  1. Fairfield County - 690 language professionals
  2. Hartford County - 670 language professionals
  3. Middlesex County - 470 language professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of language professionals in Connecticut will grow by 14%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,410 language professionals working in Connecticut. The greatest growth for language professional is predicted to be amongst Sign Language Interpreters, who are expected to increase by 17% by 2018.

Salary

language professionals in Connecticut make an average of $67,140 per year. In 2010, however, some Connecticut language professional earned as little as less than $30,450 per year or as much as more than $147,730 per year. The counties in Connecticut with the highest average salary for language professionals are:

  1. New London County - $85,470 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $82,100 per year
  3. Litchfield County - $81,840 per year

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

  1. Hartford County - $66,660 per year
  2. Fairfield County - $68,738 per year
  3. Windham County - $73,230 per year

The language professionals with highest average salaries in Connecticut were:

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $77,920 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $72,110 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $51,390 per year

The language professionals with lowest average salaries in Connecticut were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $72,110 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $51,390 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Connecticut statistics regarding a career in language and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Connecticut
  • Bachelor's Degree in Language in Connecticut
  • Master's Degree in Language in Connecticut
  • Doctoral Degree in Language in Connecticut

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,316 miles from location University of Connecticut Storrs Mansfield CT 81.1342 29% 25,029
5,341 miles from location Central Connecticut State University New Britain CT 61.3421 35% 12,461
5,345 miles from location Southern Connecticut State University New Haven CT 26.7526 31% 11,815
5,344 miles from location Yale University New Haven CT 98.1624 68% 11,593
5,343 miles from location Quinnipiac University Hamden CT 68.9993 17% 7,758
5,340 miles from location University of Hartford W Hartford CT 29.8145 15% 7,212
5,371 miles from location Western Connecticut State University Danbury CT 56.3583 39% 6,617
5,358 miles from location Sacred Heart University Bridgeport CT 30.6854 20% 6,023
5,313 miles from location Eastern Connecticut State University Willimantic CT 28.5665 42% 5,610
5,358 miles from location Fairfield University Fairfield CT 72.6181 17% 5,074
5,333 miles from location Wesleyan University Middletown CT 83.6527 32% 3,148
5,338 miles from location Trinity College Hartford CT 77.2966 31% 2,438
5,344 miles from location Albertus Magnus College New Haven CT 48.4967 27% 2,023
5,340 miles from location Saint Joseph College W Hartford CT 22.9571 19% 1,935
5,303 miles from location Connecticut College New London CT 37.5239 29% 1,911
5,359 miles from location Northwestern Connecticut Community College Winsted CT 8.5783 n/a 1,711
 

Curious what studying Language gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Speech-Language Pathologists + 1,510 $77,920 12.7%
2
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 960 $72,110 41.2%
3
Interpreters and Translators + 300 $51,390 15.4%
 

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