Memphis has a total population of 650,100 and a student population of 48,230. Of these students, 21,424 are enrolled in schools that offer ESL programs.
University of Memphis is the largest ESL school in Memphis, based on student population. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from University of Memphis with credentials in ESL.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with an ESL certificate from one of Memphis's ESL schools. Tuition in 2009 at Memphis's ESL schools was $19,409 per year for instate students and $32,129 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for ESL related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Memphis-based ESL schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,059.
After graduating with your credentials in ESL, if you decide to work as an english language teacher in Memphis, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,050 english language teachers in Tennessee, 970 were working in the greater Memphis area. The number of english language teachers in Memphis is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Memphis is $47,720 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for english language teachers.