Language in Maryland

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Schools Offering Language Programs in Maryland


Each year, roughly 0.3% of Maryland students graduate with degrees in language. In other words, every year an estimated 420 language professionals graduate from Maryland's 18 language schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maryland that has a language program is Johns Hopkins University. Johns Hopkins University, which was ranked 12th in the country in 2010, is located in Baltimore. 27 students graduated with a degree in language from Johns Hopkins University in 2010. Students at Johns Hopkins University paid $40,680 per year in tuition fees.

St. Mary's College of Maryland, which was ranked 25th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Maryland that has a language program. It is located in Saint Marys City. In 2010, 15 students graduated from St. Mary's College of Maryland language program. Students at St. Mary's College of Maryland paid $13,630 per year in tuition fees.

Towson University, which is located in Baltimore, is the third-ranked school in Maryland that has a language program. It received a ranking of 28th in the country in 2010. 28 students graduated with degree in language from Towson University in 2010. Towson University charged in-state students $7,656 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Maryland's language schools ranges from $40,680 per year to $2,996 per year. But, the average tuition is $18,872 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Maryland language schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Johns Hopkins University - located in Baltimore, students are charged $40,680 per year
  2. Loyola University Maryland - located in Baltimore, students are charged $39,350 per year
  3. Washington College - located in Chestertown, students are charged $36,738 per year

The following Maryland language schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. The Community College of Baltimore County - located in Rosedale, students are charged $2,996 per year
  2. Montgomery College - located in Rockville, students are charged $4,272 per year
  3. University of Maryland-University College - located in Hyattsville, students are charged $6,000 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of Maryland language professionals:

  1. Anne Arundel County - 2,160 language professionals
  2. Frederick County - 1,460 language professionals
  3. Somerset County - 140 language professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 4,520 language professionals will be working in Maryland. This would require the number of language professional to grow by 18%.

Salary

language professionals in Maryland make an average of $67,917 per year. In 2010, however, some Maryland language professional earned as little as less than $22,870 per year or as much as more than $123,380 per year. The following counties in Maryland have the highest average salaries for language professionals:

  1. Somerset County - $71,170 per year
  2. Caroline County - $69,620 per year
  3. Frederick County - $69,600 per year

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

  1. Anne Arundel County - $69,060 per year
  2. Washington County - $69,320 per year
  3. Frederick County - $69,600 per year

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

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $82,310 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $74,360 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $47,080 per year

On average, the lowest paid language professionals in Maryland were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $74,360 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $47,080 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Maryland 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 Maryland
  • Bachelor's Degree in Language in Maryland
  • Master's Degree in Language in Maryland
  • Doctoral Degree in Language in Maryland
  • Certificate in Language in Maryland

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
5,526 miles from location University of Maryland-University College Hyattsville MD 12.6602 n/a 37,347
5,525 miles from location University of Maryland-College Park College Park MD 48.1353 35% 37,195
5,538 miles from location Montgomery College Rockville MD 13.6352 n/a 26,147
5,505 miles from location The Community College of Baltimore County Rosedale MD 11.6769 n/a 23,584
5,512 miles from location Towson University Baltimore MD 72.2527 25% 21,177
5,512 miles from location Johns Hopkins University Baltimore MD 88.1701 31% 20,383
5,516 miles from location University of Maryland-Baltimore County Baltimore MD 69.2239 37% 12,870
5,447 miles from location Salisbury University Salisbury MD 68.4029 32% 8,204
5,512 miles from location Loyola University Maryland Baltimore MD 36.4277 16% 6,067
5,637 miles from location Frostburg State University Frostburg MD 58.388 39% 5,385
5,501 miles from location United States Naval Academy Annapolis MD 46.2582 85% 4,552
5,534 miles from location McDaniel College Westminster MD 30.9752 21% 3,607
5,512 miles from location College of Notre Dame of Maryland Baltimore MD 30.4838 35% 2,971
5,555 miles from location Hood College Frederick MD 64.952 22% 2,493
5,511 miles from location Goucher College Towson MD 66.8303 14% 2,279
5,554 miles from location Mount St. Mary's University Emmitsburg MD 64.5126 19% 2,080
5,490 miles from location St. Mary's College of Maryland Saint Marys City MD 74.6416 32% 2,060
5,481 miles from location Washington College Chestertown MD 32.9401 12% 1,368
 

Curious what studying Language gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Speech-Language Pathologists + 2,630 $82,310 18.5%
2
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,130 $74,360 -19.9%
3
Interpreters and Translators + 850 $47,080 -11.5%
 

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