With an overall population of 173,618 and a student population of 36,049, approximately 9,260 of Providence students attend one of Providence's schools that offer ESL programs.
Providence's largest ESL school is Rhode Island College. In 2010, Rhode Island College graduated approximately 13 students from its ESL program.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with an ESL degree in Providence. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,666 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Providence ESL schools was an average of $26,746 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for ESL related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,818 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,608.
Many ESL graduates choose to work as english language teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Providence, your job prospects are good. There were 490 english language teachers working in Rhode Island and 920 working in the greater Providence area in 2010. Providence's english language teacher workforce is projected to increase by 15% 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 Providence is $68,010 per year, which is the same as the average for english language teachers state-wide.