Rhode Island contains three schools that offer reading specialist programs. Providence College, the highest-ranking reading specialist school in RI, has a total student population of 4,900 and is the 119th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 reading specialist schools in Rhode Island, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Rhode Island College as the lowest recorded at only $7,178/yr.
Reading Specialist students from Rhode Island schools who go on to become reading specialists, teachers, professors, reading teachers, 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, Teachers and instructors make on average $41,110 per year and there are about 599,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Rhode Island alone, there are 3,200 employed teachers and instructors earning an average yearly salary of $56,560. English language and literature teachers in this state earn $77,980/yr and there are 370 employed.
Also, within the reading specialist schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from reading specialist, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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