Virginia contains 32 schools that offer ESL programs. Washington and Lee University, the highest-ranking ESL school in VA, has a total student population of 2,153 and is the 47th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 32 ESL schools in Virginia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hampden-Sydney College comes out as the most expensive ($26,295/yr), with The University of Virginia's College at Wise as the lowest recorded at only $9,479/yr.
ESL students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 1,340 employed adult literacy, remedial education, and ged teachers and instructors earning an average yearly salary of $47,050. English language and literature teachers in this state earn $54,850/yr and there are 2,060 employed.
Also, within the ESL schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from ESL, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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