Oregon contains ten schools that offer spanish programs. Reed College, the highest-ranking spanish school in OR, has a total student population of 1,481 and is the 100th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 spanish schools in Oregon, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lewis & Clark College comes out as the most expensive ($28,753/yr), with Portland State University as the lowest recorded at only $11,824/yr.
Spanish students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 1,100 employed vocational education teachers earning an average yearly salary of $57,710. Foreign language and literature teachers in this state earn $64,690/yr and there are 310 employed.
Also, within the spanish schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from spanish, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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