Providence, RI (population: 170,868) has three linguistics schools within its city limits. Brown University, the highest ranked school in the city with a linguistics program, has a total student population of 8,574. It is the 9th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Rhode Island.
Linguistics students from Providence 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.
Providence lies in Providence county, which is one of the 2 counties in Rhode Island. Overall, the Providence-Fall River-Warwick-MA area has 544,170 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $20.96/hr average worker wage, and a $43,600 average annual salary.
Of the 3 linguistics schools in Providence, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Providence College comes out as the most expensive ($25,679/yr) for linguistics students, with Rhode Island College as the lowest, reported at only $7,178/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Providence|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||3.4 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||11.4 miles|
|Fall River||MA||90,721||4||21.7318||82||17.7 miles|
|North Dartmouth||MA||-||2||13.916||82||26.4 miles|
|New Bedford||MA||90,869||2||34.0999||5||27.1 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||37.6 miles|