Cortland has a general population of 18,740 and an overall student population of 7,322. Approximately 7,322 of Cortland's students are enrolled in schools that offer ESL programs.
SUNY College at Cortland is the largest ESL school in Cortland, based on student population. Approximately 27 students graduated in 2010 from SUNY College at Cortland with credentials in ESL.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with an ESL degree from one of Cortland's ESL schools. Tuition in 2009 at Cortland's ESL schools was $19,575 per year for instate students and $27,475 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for ESL related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Cortland-based ESL schools, you will have an added expense of $10,030 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Cortland after graduating from ESL school, you should know that job prospects for english language teachers in Cortland, which is the most popular ESL profession, are average. In 2010, there were 14,860 english language teachers in New York. Of these english language teachers, 180 were working in the greater Cortland area. The number of english language teachers in Cortland is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for english language teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an english language teacher in Cortland is $51,150 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for english language teachers.