Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has six ESL schools within its city limits. Vanderbilt University, the highest ranked school in the city with an ESL program, has a total student population of 12,506. It is the 17th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Tennessee.
ESL students from Nashville 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 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area alone, there are 390 employed adult literacy, remedial education, and ged teachers and instructors earning an average salary of $37,680. English language and literature teachers in this area earn $88,960/yr and there are 320 employed.
Nashville lies in Davidson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.446 out of every 1000 jobs in Nashville are held by english language and literature teachers, and 0.548/1000 are held by adult literacy, remedial education, and ged teachers and instructors.
Of the 6 ESL schools in Nashville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Belmont University comes out as the most expensive ($23,881/yr) for ESL students, with Free Will Baptist Bible College as the lowest, reported at only $12,799/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Nashville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||58.5 miles|