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Language Schools in Tacoma, Washington

There are seven schools located near Tacoma, WA offering language programs. 582 students graduated from programs at Tacoma language schools in 2010. 509 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 47 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 562 students graduate from language programs in this municipality every year. This accounts for about 64% of language students who Washington schools graduate. Specifically, four students graduated with language certificates, eight with an associate's level degree, 509 with a bachelor's level degree, 47 with a master's level degree, and 14 with a doctorate level degree.

Seven language schools are in Tacoma. And of these, three schools are public, while four schools are private. While private language school tuition varies from $28,965 to $37,225, public language school tuition varies from $3,282 to $8,701.

Average tuition for programs in language is $19,592. The highest tuition for language programs, which is $37,225 every year, is at the University of Puget Sound, while the lowest tuition in Tacoma, which is $3,282 per year, is at Seattle Community College-Central.

Schools in Tacoma offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for language students.

Language Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Tacoma, Washington

On average, 562 students graduate from language programs in this municipality every year. This accounts for about 64% of language students who Washington schools graduate. Specifically, four students graduated with language certificates, eight with an associate's level degree, 509 with a bachelor's level degree, 47 with a master's level degree, and 14 with a doctorate level degree.

Language Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Tacoma, Washington

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Associate 2006: 14
  • Associate 2007: 14
  • Associate 2008: 11
  • Associate 2009: 12
  • Associate 2010: 8
  • Bachelor 2006: 435
  • Bachelor 2007: 425
  • Bachelor 2008: 483
  • Bachelor 2009: 499
  • Bachelor 2010: 509
  • Master 2006: 43
  • Master 2007: 22
  • Master 2008: 30
  • Master 2009: 49
  • Master 2010: 47
  • Doctorate 2006: 10
  • Doctorate 2007: 7
  • Doctorate 2008: 18
  • Doctorate 2009: 22
  • Doctorate 2010: 14

Language Program Availability in Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma schools offer a total of 55 programs in language. Of these programs, about 74.5% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Language Program Availability in Tacoma, Washington

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 41
  • Master: 8
  • Doctorate: 4

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26080
  • 25th Percentile: 30590
  • Median: 36850
  • 75th Percentile: 43660
  • 90th Percentile: 48410

Interpreters and Translators — Salary by Percentile

Interpreters and Translators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21560
  • 25th Percentile: 31210
  • Median: 38080
  • 75th Percentile: 43150
  • 90th Percentile: 46370

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35060
  • 25th Percentile: 40690
  • Median: 47920
  • 75th Percentile: 57160
  • 90th Percentile: 66200

Speech-Language Pathologists — Salary by Percentile

Speech-Language Pathologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49720
  • 25th Percentile: 58400
  • Median: 68010
  • 75th Percentile: 76120
  • 90th Percentile: 84790

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants — Employment Trend

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31820
  • Median Salary 2007: 33910
  • Median Salary 2008: 34640
  • Median Salary 2009: 37270
  • Median Salary 2010: 36850
  • Total Employed 2006: 520
  • Total Employed 2007: 470
  • Total Employed 2008: 420
  • Total Employed 2009: 470
  • Total Employed 2010: 550

Interpreters and Translators — Employment Trend

Interpreters and Translators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32165
  • Median Salary 2007: 33910
  • Median Salary 2008: 35140
  • Median Salary 2009: 36960
  • Median Salary 2010: 38080
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 85
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Speech-Language Pathologists — Employment Trend

Speech-Language Pathologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59740
  • Median Salary 2007: 61500
  • Median Salary 2008: 62950
  • Median Salary 2009: 66120
  • Median Salary 2010: 68010
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 260
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45680
  • Median Salary 2007: 46600
  • Median Salary 2008: 49230
  • Median Salary 2009: 46450
  • Median Salary 2010: 47920
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Tacoma vs Washington State Language Employment

Tacoma vs Washington State Language Employment

  • Employed in Tacoma: 9.981% (1040)

Language Schools in Tacoma, Washington

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1. The University of Puget Sound

1500 N Warner
Tacoma, WA 98416
(253) 879-3100

The University of Puget Sound, which is just 8.8 miles from Federal Way, is near Tacoma, WA. It offers seven language programs. Students are offered seven degrees at the bachelor's level in language by UPS. Overall, 2,823 students pursue degrees in 46 programs at this school.

2. Pacific Lutheran University

1010 122nd St So
Tacoma, WA 98447-0003
(253) 531-6900

Pacific Lutheran University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Tacoma, WA. It offers six programs in language. Pacific Lutheran offers students six degrees at the bachelor's level in language. This mid-sized school is a 4-year institution and it is one out of 13 Tacoma institutions offering language.