Washington contains fifteen schools that offer ESL programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking ESL school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 ESL schools in Washington, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Puget Sound comes out as the most expensive ($29,490/yr), with University of Washington-Seattle Campus as the lowest recorded at only $8,906/yr.
ESL students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 3,570 employed adult literacy, remedial education, and ged teachers and instructors earning an average yearly salary of $43,190. English language and literature teachers in this state earn $51,490/yr and there are 1,400 employed.
Also, within the ESL schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from ESL, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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