Hawaii contains five schools that offer ESL programs. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest-ranking ESL school in HI, has a total student population of 20,435 and is the 282nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 ESL schools in Hawaii, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Chaminade University of Honolulu comes out as the most expensive ($17,911/yr), with University of Hawaii at Hilo as the lowest recorded at only $8,281/yr.
ESL students from Hawaii schools who go on to become english as a second language instructors, ESL trainers, ESL teachers, ESL tutors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 65,490 people working as english language and literature teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,860. Also, Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors make on average $50,390 per year and there are about 68,430 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 680 employed adult literacy, remedial education, and ged teachers and instructors earning an average yearly salary of $41,600. English language and literature teachers in this state earn $63,360/yr and there are 380 employed.
Also, within the ESL schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from ESL, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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