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Schools Offering Language Programs in Massachusetts


Each year, approximately 0.4% of Massachusetts graduates receive degrees in language. That means an estimated 958 language professionals graduate from Massachusetts' 40 language schools each year.

Top Schools

Harvard University, which is located in Cambridge, is the top-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a language program. It received a ranking of 0th in the country in 2010. 96 students graduated with a degree in language from Harvard University in 2010. Tuition at Harvard University was $38,415 per year.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which was ranked 9th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a language program. It is located in Cambridge. 6 students graduated with degree in language from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2010. Tuition at Massachusetts Institute of Technology was $39,212 per year.

Tufts University, which is located in Medford, is the third-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a language program. It received a ranking of 12th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Tufts University graduated 59 students from its language programs. Tuition at Tufts University was $41,598 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Massachusetts' language schools ranges from $41,982 per year to $3,384 per year. But, the average tuition is $27,714 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Massachusetts language schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Bard College at Simon's Rock - located in Great Barrington, students are charged $41,982 per year
  2. Tufts University - located in Medford, students are charged $41,598 per year
  3. Williams College - located in Williamstown, students are charged $41,434 per year

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

  1. Northern Essex Community College - located in Haverhill, students are charged $3,384 per year
  2. Bristol Community College - located in Fall River, students are charged $3,578 per year
  3. Bridgewater State University - located in Bridgewater, students are charged $7,053 per year

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

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

  1. Bristol County - 3,990 language professionals
  2. Hartford County - 710 language professionals
  3. Windham County - 540 language professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of language professionals in the state of Massachusetts will grow to 5,450. This would require a 14% growth in the field.

Salary

language professionals in Massachusetts make an average of $64,977 per year. However, this number is only an average. Language professional in Massachusetts had varying salaries from $25,120 to $152,030 per year in 2010. The counties in Massachusetts with the highest average salary for language professionals are:

  1. Franklin County - $96,270 per year
  2. Barnstable County - $73,440 per year
  3. Essex County - $69,697 per year

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

  1. Middlesex County - $54,808 per year
  2. Worcester County - $56,785 per year
  3. Hartford County - $58,997 per year

The language professionals with highest average salaries in Massachusetts were:

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $71,700 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $70,450 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $52,780 per year

The language professionals with lowest average salaries in Massachusetts were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $70,450 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $52,780 per year

More Information

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

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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
5,267 miles from location Boston University Boston MA 85.9479 20% 31,960
5,268 miles from location Harvard University Cambridge MA 100.0 80% 27,651
5,266 miles from location Northeastern University Boston MA 82.4476 20% 27,537
5,339 miles from location University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst MA 39.6358 21% 27,016
5,270 miles from location Boston College Chestnut Hill MA 86.2323 25% 15,036
5,263 miles from location University of Massachusetts-Boston Boston MA 23.6688 26% 14,912
5,283 miles from location University of Massachusetts-Lowell Lowell MA 30.5008 37% 13,602
5,255 miles from location Bridgewater State University Bridgewater MA 31.299 32% 10,774
5,267 miles from location Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge MA 91.19 64% 10,384
5,268 miles from location Tufts University Medford MA 87.5225 33% 10,252
5,259 miles from location Salem State University Salem MA 26.9378 31% 10,125
5,251 miles from location University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth North Dartmouth MA 27.8038 32% 9,302
5,265 miles from location Suffolk University Boston MA 59.9395 16% 9,148
5,258 miles from location Bristol Community College Fall River MA 11.2418 n/a 8,767
5,271 miles from location Northern Essex Community College Haverhill MA 9.60858 n/a 7,385
5,283 miles from location Framingham State University Framingham MA 60.0669 34% 5,989
5,348 miles from location Westfield State University Westfield MA 31.0441 37% 5,675
5,275 miles from location Brandeis University Waltham MA 81.2242 30% 5,598
5,303 miles from location Worcester State University Worcester MA 57.4626 33% 5,473
5,267 miles from location Simmons College Boston MA 65.2275 18% 5,003
5,257 miles from location Endicott College Beverly MA 64.4405 30% 4,136
5,301 miles from location Clark University Worcester MA 34.2011 20% 3,416
5,336 miles from location American International College Springfield MA 51.0356 31% 3,414
5,343 miles from location Smith College Northampton MA 37.759 35% 3,121
5,300 miles from location College of the Holy Cross Worcester MA 38.8059 31% 2,932
5,302 miles from location Assumption College Worcester MA 29.7589 17% 2,794
5,262 miles from location Stonehill College North Easton MA 35.2895 21% 2,468
5,267 miles from location Emmanuel College Boston MA 61.4947 14% 2,454
5,276 miles from location Wellesley College Wellesley Hills MA 82.2198 40% 2,324
5,339 miles from location Mount Holyoke College South Hadley MA 36.5003 32% 2,304
5,377 miles from location Williams College Williamstown MA 43.4344 45% 2,141
5,273 miles from location Merrimack College North Andover MA 30.19 18% 2,090
5,338 miles from location Amherst College Amherst MA 86.6099 38% 1,744
5,257 miles from location Gordon College Wenham MA 68.7889 35% 1,685
5,265 miles from location Wheaton College Norton MA 32.9407 22% 1,632
5,277 miles from location Regis College Weston MA 56.8755 19% 1,586
5,338 miles from location Hampshire College Amherst MA 69.1162 24% 1,463
5,339 miles from location College of Our Lady of the Elms Chicopee MA 67.8925 32% 1,260
5,297 miles from location Atlantic Union College South Lancaster MA 17.9037 n/a 468
5,379 miles from location Bard College at Simon's Rock Great Barrington MA 30.8743 64% 431
 

Curious what studying Language gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Speech-Language Pathologists + 3,280 $71,700 4.8%
2
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,220 $70,450 15.0%
3
Interpreters and Translators + 1,500 $52,780 63.0%
 

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