With an overall population of 55,515 and a student population of 12,156, approximately 12,156 of Jonesboro students attend one of Jonesboro's schools that offer ESL programs.
The largest ESL school in Jonesboro, by student population, is Arkansas State University-Main Campus. In 2010, Arkansas State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in ESL.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,226 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jonesboro ESL schools was an average of $25,146 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a ESL program in Jonesboro. And if you live on campus at one of the Jonesboro-based ESL schools, you will have an added expense of $5,856 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,970.
If you plan on staying in Jonesboro after graduating from ESL school, you should know that job prospects for english language teachers in Jonesboro, which is the most popular ESL profession, are good. In 2010, of the 2,310 english language teachers in Arkansas, 100 were working in the greater Jonesboro area. The number of english language teachers in Jonesboro is expected to increase by 29% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for english language teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an english language teacher in Jonesboro is $38,970 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for english language teachers.