Language in Kansas

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Schools Offering Language Programs in Kansas

Around 0.3% of Kansas's graduates graduate from language degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 293 language professionals graduate from Kansas' 17 language schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kansas that has a language program is Kansas State University. Kansas State University, which was ranked 61st in the country in 2010, is located in Manhattan. In 2010, Kansas State University graduated 37 students from its language program. Kansas State University charged in-state students $7,376 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Kansas with a language program is University of Kansas, which is located in Lawrence. In 2010, it was ranked 63rd nationwide. In 2010, 152 students graduated from University of Kansas language program. Tuition at University of Kansas was $8,733 per year.

Pittsburg State University, which was ranked 63rd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a language program. It is located in Pittsburg. In 2010, Pittsburg State University graduated 6 students from its language programs. Tuition at Pittsburg State University was $4,848 per year.


If you choose to attend a Kansas language school, average tuition will be $10,121 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,180 per year to $22,280 per year. In 2010, the following Kansas language schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Baker University - located in Baldwin City, students are charged $22,280 per year
  2. Bethel College - located in North Newton, students are charged $20,700 per year
  3. Benedictine College - located in Atchison, students are charged $20,475 per year

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

  1. Dodge City Community College - located in Dodge City, students are charged $2,180 per year
  2. Johnson County Community College - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $2,250 per year
  3. Barton County Community College - located in Great Bend, students are charged $2,544 per year

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

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

  1. Allen County - 720 language professionals
  2. Butler County - 410 language professionals
  3. Jackson County - 130 language professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of language professionals in the state of Kansas will grow to 2,550. This would require a 20% growth in the field.


language professionals in Kansas make an average of $51,087 per year. But, salaries for language professional can vary. In 2010, language professional made as little as less than $17,590 per year or as much as more than $145,730 per year in Kansas. The counties in Kansas with the highest average salary for language professionals are:

  1. Geary County - $61,930 per year
  2. Jackson County - $57,830 per year
  3. Douglas County - $55,230 per year

On average, language professionals earn the least in the following Kansas counties:

  1. Allen County - $42,650 per year
  2. Butler County - $52,883 per year
  3. Douglas County - $55,230 per year

The language professionals with highest average salaries in Kansas were:

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $59,470 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $48,960 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $44,830 per year

The language professionals with lowest average salaries in Kansas were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $48,960 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $44,830 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in language in Kansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as English or education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

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

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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
6,508 miles from location University of Kansas Lawrence KS 37.0315 45% 29,242
6,577 miles from location Kansas State University Manhattan KS 38.7523 72% 23,581
6,479 miles from location Johnson County Community College Shawnee Mission KS 13.3341 n/a 20,385
6,624 miles from location Wichita State University Wichita KS 28.1041 53% 14,601
6,727 miles from location Fort Hays State University Hays KS 28.9875 40% 11,308
6,483 miles from location Pittsburg State University Pittsburg KS 30.5057 55% 7,277
6,531 miles from location Washburn University Topeka KS 26.668 52% 6,652
6,559 miles from location Emporia State University Emporia KS 26.6851 61% 6,314
6,697 miles from location Barton County Community College Great Bend KS 20.0068 n/a 4,237
6,505 miles from location Baker University Baldwin City KS 26.5047 36% 3,853
6,628 miles from location Friends University Wichita KS 20.8027 51% 2,853
6,497 miles from location Benedictine College Atchison KS 25.317 29% 1,877
6,482 miles from location MidAmerica Nazarene University Olathe KS 28.6396 54% 1,778
6,772 miles from location Dodge City Community College Dodge City KS 17.8849 n/a 1,706
6,639 miles from location McPherson College Mcpherson KS 21.9083 33% 629
6,625 miles from location Bethel College North Newton KS 30.3056 32% 437
6,474 miles from location Ottawa University-Kansas City Shawnee Mission KS 1.67202 n/a 409

Curious what studying Language gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Speech-Language Pathologists + 1,140 $59,470 23.9%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 750 $48,960 21.0%
Interpreters and Translators + 530 $44,830 82.8%

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