With an overall population of 95,658 and a student population of 67,683, approximately 18,020 of Albany students attend one of Albany's schools that offer ESL programs.
Albany's largest ESL school is SUNY at Albany. Approximately 22 students graduated in 2010 from SUNY at Albany with credentials in ESL.
A total of 22 students graduated with credentials in ESL from ESL schools in Albany in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,728 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Albany ESL schools was an average of $27,628 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for ESL related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,238 per year, on average, for room and board at Albany-based ESL schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many ESL graduates choose to work as english language teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Albany, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 english language teachers in New York were working in the greater Albany area. The government projects that the number of english language teachers in Albany will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for english language teachers.
As an english language teacher in Albany, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,270 per year. This is lower than the average salary for english language teachers in the state.