Rhode Island contains four schools that offer spanish programs. Brown University, the highest-ranking spanish school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 spanish schools in Rhode Island, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Salve Regina University comes out as the most expensive ($27,692/yr), with Rhode Island College as the lowest recorded at only $7,178/yr.
Spanish students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 180 employed vocational education teachers earning an average yearly salary of $40,700. Foreign language and literature teachers in this state earn $89,180/yr and there are 150 employed.
Also, within the spanish schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from spanish, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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