Language in Texas

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Schools Offering Language Programs in Texas


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Texas receive language degrees every year. That means an estimated 1,892 language professionals graduate from Texas' 85 language schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas that has a language program is The University of Texas at Austin. The University of Texas at Austin, which was ranked 11th in the country in 2010, is located in Austin. 345 students graduated with a degree in language from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010. The University of Texas at Austin charged in-state students $9,418 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Texas with a language program is Rice University, which is located in Houston. In 2010, it was ranked 14th nationwide. In 2010, Rice University graduated 38 students from its language program. The tuition rate at Rice University was $33,771 per year.

Texas A & M University, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Texas that has a language program. It is located in College Station. 58 students graduated with degree in language from Texas A & M University in 2010. Students at Texas A & M University paid $8,387 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Texas' language schools ranges from $37,230 per year to $1,024 per year. But, the average tuition is $9,855 per year. In 2010, the language schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Texas were:

  1. Southern Methodist University - located in Dallas, students are charged $37,230 per year
  2. Rice University - located in Houston, students are charged $33,771 per year
  3. Southwestern University - located in Georgetown, students are charged $31,630 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Texas language schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Collin County Community College District - located in McKinney, students are charged $1,024 per year
  2. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year
  3. Lone Star College System - located in Spring, students are charged $1,200 per year

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

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

  1. Austin County - 3,790 language professionals
  2. Collin County - 3,750 language professionals
  3. Atascosa County - 1,610 language professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of language professionals is expected to grow by 30% by 2018. There are projected to be 19,390 language professionals working in Texas then. Of these 19,390 language professionals, the government predicts that 14,210 will be teacher of the speech and hearing handicappeds, 5,180 will be sign language interpreters, and an unknown number will be english as a second language instructors.

Salary

On average, language professionals earn a salary of $57,690 per year in Texas state. However, Texas language professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,680 per year to more than $147,130 per year in 2010. On average language professional earn the most in the following Texas counties:

  1. Webb County - $93,240 per year
  2. Grayson County - $87,030 per year
  3. Brazos County - $69,910 per year

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

  1. Collin County - $47,077 per year
  2. Anderson County - $49,537 per year
  3. Cameron County - $50,630 per year

The language professionals with highest average salaries in Texas were:

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $67,160 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $63,430 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $42,480 per year

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

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $63,430 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $42,480 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,548 miles from location Houston Community College Houston TX 16.1985 n/a 54,942
6,687 miles from location The University of Texas at Austin Austin TX 88.8663 51% 50,995
6,603 miles from location Texas A & M University College Station TX 85.085 53% 48,702
6,553 miles from location Lone Star College System Spring TX 14.626 n/a 46,504
6,651 miles from location Tarrant County College District Fort Worth TX 13.2456 n/a 44,355
6,685 miles from location Austin Community College District Austin TX 12.3025 n/a 40,248
6,546 miles from location University of Houston Houston TX 32.0392 41% 37,000
6,638 miles from location University of North Texas Denton TX 34.4764 43% 35,003
6,700 miles from location Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos TX 68.5508 40% 30,803
6,907 miles from location Texas Tech University Lubbock TX 71.9834 41% 30,049
6,744 miles from location The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio TX 56.7437 44% 28,955
7,184 miles from location El Paso Community College El Paso TX 12.5365 n/a 28,168
6,639 miles from location The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington TX 27.8116 55% 28,085
6,532 miles from location San Jacinto Community College Pasadena TX 12.8421 n/a 27,011
6,737 miles from location South Texas College Mcallen TX 12.2411 n/a 26,338
6,619 miles from location Collin County Community College District McKinney TX 11.5039 n/a 24,872
6,736 miles from location San Antonio College San Antonio TX 9.68457 n/a 24,135
6,684 miles from location Central Texas College Killeen TX 16.1488 n/a 24,133
7,192 miles from location The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso TX 25.9553 47% 21,011
6,731 miles from location The University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg TX 56.8684 56% 18,337
6,608 miles from location Blinn College Brenham TX 12.7436 n/a 17,173
6,691 miles from location The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville TX 15.9461 n/a 17,151
6,555 miles from location Sam Houston State University Huntsville TX 29.6109 25% 16,772
6,616 miles from location The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson TX 71.7747 47% 15,783
6,644 miles from location Baylor University Waco TX 38.572 20% 14,614
6,749 miles from location Northwest Vista College San Antonio TX 11.4584 n/a 14,587
6,472 miles from location Lamar University Beaumont TX 52.0333 33% 13,992
6,499 miles from location Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches TX 57.9428 37% 12,845
6,547 miles from location University of Houston-Downtown Houston TX 10.696 n/a 12,742
6,678 miles from location Del Mar College Corpus Christi TX 11.9255 n/a 12,069
6,612 miles from location Eastfield College Mesquite TX 8.70719 n/a 11,944
6,893 miles from location Amarillo College Amarillo TX 10.9218 n/a 11,289
6,533 miles from location Tyler Junior College Tyler TX 13.9338 n/a 11,045
6,734 miles from location St. Philip's College San Antonio TX 8.72207 n/a 11,008
6,619 miles from location Southern Methodist University Dallas TX 37.1432 30% 10,891
6,705 miles from location Tarleton State University Stephenville TX 56.9454 62% 10,424
6,936 miles from location South Plains College Levelland TX 9.63264 n/a 10,011
6,673 miles from location Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi TX 20.8888 n/a 9,468
6,547 miles from location Texas Southern University Houston TX 40.0528 22% 9,394
6,647 miles from location McLennan Community College Waco TX 12.8193 n/a 9,128
6,567 miles from location Texas A & M University-Commerce Commerce TX 26.7013 46% 9,021
6,653 miles from location Texas Christian University Fort Worth TX 72.2184 26% 8,853
6,583 miles from location Prairie View A & M University Prairie View TX 50.8259 54% 8,608
6,739 miles from location Palo Alto College San Antonio TX 9.11557 n/a 8,335
6,708 miles from location Texas A & M University-Kingsville Kingsville TX 53.2657 94% 8,194
6,899 miles from location West Texas A & M University Canyon TX 25.1897 47% 7,634
6,734 miles from location University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio TX 54.816 32% 6,756
6,524 miles from location Lee College Baytown TX 12.8813 n/a 6,658
6,803 miles from location Texas A & M International University Laredo TX 23.8854 40% 6,419
6,841 miles from location Angelo State University San Angelo TX 22.3683 52% 6,387
6,713 miles from location Midwestern State University Wichita Falls TX 54.2603 37% 6,341
6,933 miles from location Midland College Midland TX 17.4861 n/a 6,227
6,532 miles from location The University of Texas at Tyler Tyler TX 57.5552 57% 6,201
6,894 miles from location Wayland Baptist University Plainview TX 54.6831 63% 5,886
6,660 miles from location Temple College Temple TX 8.53874 n/a 5,659
6,549 miles from location Rice University Houston TX 86.3426 36% 5,576
6,688 miles from location Saint Edward's University Austin TX 66.4712 38% 5,293
6,951 miles from location Odessa College Odessa TX 14.3534 n/a 5,132
6,460 miles from location Texarkana College Texarkana TX 13.8651 n/a 5,018
6,791 miles from location Abilene Christian University Abilene TX 31.2961 54% 4,813
6,640 miles from location Hill College Hillsboro TX 12.9093 n/a 4,294
6,894 miles from location Howard College Big Spring TX 15.8753 n/a 3,984
6,740 miles from location St Marys University San Antonio TX 60.1135 29% 3,893
6,947 miles from location The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Odessa TX 22.914 52% 3,546
6,648 miles from location Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth TX 50.675 56% 3,333
6,549 miles from location University of St Thomas Houston TX 59.2959 41% 3,132
7,038 miles from location Sul Ross State University Alpine TX 14.9347 n/a 3,047
6,627 miles from location University of Dallas Irving TX 70.6714 33% 2,883
6,556 miles from location Houston Baptist University Houston TX 57.0185 16% 2,710
6,735 miles from location Trinity University San Antonio TX 35.2819 26% 2,693
6,667 miles from location University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Belton TX 25.2697 24% 2,689
6,739 miles from location Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio San Antonio TX 20.1101 32% 2,660
6,859 miles from location Western Texas College Snyder TX 19.1486 n/a 2,473
6,792 miles from location Hardin-Simmons University Abilene TX 60.7698 65% 2,305
6,625 miles from location Southwestern Assemblies of God University Waxahachie TX 27.8114 90% 2,018
6,619 miles from location Dallas Theological Seminary Dallas TX 0.235945 n/a 1,974
6,793 miles from location McMurry University Abilene TX 20.6126 36% 1,509
6,705 miles from location Texas Lutheran University Seguin TX 56.0302 49% 1,387
6,604 miles from location Austin College Sherman TX 70.387 30% 1,364
6,681 miles from location Southwestern University Georgetown TX 33.4762 24% 1,301
6,480 miles from location Wiley College Marshall TX 12.1023 n/a 1,237
6,753 miles from location Howard Payne University Brownwood TX 22.4355 41% 1,232
6,480 miles from location East Texas Baptist University Marshall TX 22.584 51% 1,179
6,739 miles from location Baptist University of the Americas San Antonio TX 30.3578 n/a 208
6,897 miles from location Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Big Spring TX 15.0122 n/a 119
 

Curious what studying Language gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Speech-Language Pathologists + 10,350 $67,160 33.9%
2
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 5,340 $63,430 25.6%
3
Interpreters and Translators + 3,490 $42,480 -3.1%
 

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