Joplin, MO (population: 51,126) has one french school within its city limits. Missouri Southern State University has a total student population of 5,701. It is the 3161st highest ranked school in the USA and the 93rd highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
French students from Joplin schools who go on to become french teachers, language teachers, french interpreters, french tutors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 27,020 people working as foreign language and literature teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,300.
Joplin lies in Jasper county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Joplin area has 76,650 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $15.84/hr average worker wage, and a $32,940 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Missouri Southern State University ends up costing a student $8,461/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Joplin|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||53.8 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||61.7 miles|