Arizona contains five schools that offer spanish programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking spanish school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 spanish schools in Arizona, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Prescott College comes out as the most expensive ($25,284/yr), with Cochise College as the lowest recorded at only $3,614/yr.
Spanish students from Arizona schools who go on to become spanish teachers, spanish interpreters, spanish tutors, spanish language and culture specialists, 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, Vocational education teachers make on average $52,030 per year and there are about 114,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 1,970 employed vocational education teachers earning an average yearly salary of $60,800. Foreign language and literature teachers in this state earn $66,190/yr and there are 300 employed.
Also, within the spanish schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from spanish, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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