Houma, LA has seven ESL schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Xavier University of Louisiana, the highest ranked school in this group with an ESL program, has a total student population of 3,338. It is the 543rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
ESL students from Houma 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.
Houma lies in Terrebonne county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux area has 94,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $17.80/hr average worker wage, and a $37,010 average annual salary.
Of the 7 ESL schools with a 100-mile radius of Houma, 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) for ESL students, with Our Lady of Holy Cross College as the lowest, reported at only $2,874/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Houma|
|Morgan City||LA||-||1||15.3517||26||30.2 miles|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||57.6 miles|
|Baton Rouge||LA||221,091||22||23.4771||270||64.0 miles|