Louisiana contains twelve schools that offer ESL programs. Centenary College of Louisiana, the highest-ranking ESL school in LA, has a total student population of 974 and is the 321st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 ESL schools in Louisiana, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Xavier University of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($16,084/yr), with Our Lady of Holy Cross College as the lowest recorded at only $2,874/yr.
ESL students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 780 employed adult literacy, remedial education, and ged teachers and instructors earning an average yearly salary of $37,600. English language and literature teachers in this state earn $51,650/yr and there are 510 employed.
Also, within the ESL schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from ESL, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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