West Virginia contains three schools that offer french programs. Marshall University, the highest-ranking french school in WV, has a total student population of 13,776 and is the 341st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 french schools in West Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wheeling Jesuit University comes out as the most expensive ($17,169/yr), with Marshall University as the lowest recorded at only $7,694/yr.
French students from West Virginia 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.
Also, within the french schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from french, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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