Danbury, CT (population: 80,411) has one linguistics school within its city limits. Western Connecticut State University has a total student population of 6,617. It is the 496th highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Connecticut (#1 is Wesleyan University).
Linguistics students from Danbury schools who go on to become linguists, language teachers, translators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Foreign language and literature teachers make on average $63,300 per year and there are about 27,020 of them employed in the US today.
Danbury lies in Fairfield county, which is one of the 8 counties in Connecticut. Overall, the Danbury area has 68,420 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $47,670 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Connecticut State University ends up costing a student $14,280/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Danbury|
|West Point||NY||-||1||80.8664||76||25.2 miles|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||29.2 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||30.3 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||31.7 miles|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||35.3 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||36.9 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||38.7 miles|
|New Paltz||NY||-||1||36.3278||86||40.0 miles|