Iowa contains 24 schools that offer ESL programs. Luther College, the highest-ranking ESL school in IA, has a total student population of 2,519 and is the 164th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 24 ESL schools in Iowa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drake University comes out as the most expensive ($23,091/yr), with University of Northern Iowa as the lowest recorded at only $13,286/yr.
ESL students from Iowa 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 Iowa alone, there are 280 employed adult literacy, remedial education, and ged teachers and instructors earning an average yearly salary of $39,720. English language and literature teachers in this state earn $65,570/yr and there are 650 employed.
Also, within the ESL schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from ESL, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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