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ESL Schools in California

There are 14 California schools offering ESL programs. 374 students graduated from programs at California ESL schools in 2010. 203 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 160 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 314 students graduate from programs in this state in ESL each year. This accounts for 7% of ESL students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 160 students graduated with ESL certificates, 203 with a degree at the master's level, and 11 with a doctorate level degree.

14 ESL schools are located in California. And of these, 11 schools are private, while three schools are public. Tuition at a public ESL school varies from $4,848 to $10,781, while private ESL school tuition varies from $11,880 to $36,380.

Average tuition for programs in ESL is $16,472. The highest tuition for programs in ESL, which is $36,380 every year, is at the University of San Francisco, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,848 every year, is at California State University-Los Angeles.

California schools offer certificates, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in ESL.

ESL Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

On average, 314 students graduate from programs in this state in ESL each year. This accounts for 7% of ESL students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 160 students graduated with ESL certificates, 203 with a degree at the master's level, and 11 with a doctorate level degree.

ESL Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 96
  • Certificate 2010: 160
  • Master 2006: 184
  • Master 2007: 196
  • Master 2008: 248
  • Master 2009: 210
  • Master 2010: 203
  • Doctorate 2006: 2
  • Doctorate 2007: 5
  • Doctorate 2008: 6
  • Doctorate 2009: 8
  • Doctorate 2010: 11

ESL Program Availability in California

California schools offer a total of 19 ESL programs. Of these programs, approximately 52.6% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level.

ESL Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 8
  • Master: 10
  • Doctorate: 1

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors — Salary by Percentile

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39720
  • 25th Percentile: 50580
  • Median: 71170
  • 75th Percentile: 91450
  • 90th Percentile: 103850

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42190
  • 25th Percentile: 62880
  • Median: 88530
  • 75th Percentile: 116940
  • 90th Percentile: 156890

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors — Employment Trend

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60600
  • Median Salary 2007: 63760
  • Median Salary 2008: 68040
  • Median Salary 2009: 71140
  • Median Salary 2010: 71170
  • Total Employed 2006: 14620
  • Total Employed 2007: 14010
  • Total Employed 2008: 13950
  • Total Employed 2009: 11980
  • Total Employed 2010: 10960

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74710
  • Median Salary 2007: 77190
  • Median Salary 2008: 75980
  • Median Salary 2009: 80790
  • Median Salary 2010: 88530
  • Total Employed 2006: 5815
  • Total Employed 2007: 5870
  • Total Employed 2008: 7130
  • Total Employed 2009: 8320
  • Total Employed 2010: 8240

California vs National ESL Employment

California vs National ESL Employment

  • Employed in California: 13.874% (19200)

ESL Schools in California

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1. The University of Phoenix - San Diego

3890 Murphy Canyon Road Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92123-4403
(800) 473-4346

The University of Phoenix-San Diego is 7.2 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one ESL program. This mid-sized school is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of California offering ESL in terms of programs.

2. Alliant International University

10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego, CA 92131-1799
(866) 825-5426

Alliant International University is located near San Diego, CA. Alliant offers two programs in ESL. More specifically, it offers students one degree at the master's level in ESL and one degree at the doctorate level in ESL. Overall, 4,065 students seek degrees in 60 programs at this mid-sized school. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of California offering ESL.

3. The Monterey Institute of International Studies

460 Pierce Street
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 647-4100

The Monterey Institute of International Studies offers two ESL programs. Of those, Monterey Institite offers students one certificate in ESL and one master's level ESL degree. Monterey Institite is in the suburbs of Monterey, California. Overall, 752 students pursue degrees in 13 Monterey Institite programs.

4. The University of Phoenix - Central Valley

45 Riverpark Pl W Ste 300
Fresno, CA 93720-1562
(800) 266-2107

The University of Phoenix-Central Valley offers one ESL program and UOPX, which is near the center of the city, is located in Fresno, CA. UPX is the fifth largest institution in the state of California offering ESL in terms of programs.

5. Biola University

13800 Biola Ave
La Mirada, CA 90639-0001
(562) 903-6000

Biola University offers two programs in ESL. Specifically, students are offered one ESL certificate by BU and one degree at the master's level in ESL. Biola is in the suburbs of La Mirada, California. 6,113 students seek degrees in 62 programs at this mid-sized school, overall. It is the largest institution in the state of California offering ESL in terms of programs.

6. Azusa Pacific University

901 E Alosta
Azusa, CA 91702-7000
(626) 969-3434

Azusa Pacific University is located in the suburbs of Azusa, California and this school offers one ESL program. APU is a 4-year institution. This school ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

7. Loyola Marymount University

One Lmu Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659
(310) 338-2700

Loyola Marymount University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1911. LMU is near Los Angeles, CA. Students are offered nine certificates, 51 degrees at the bachelors level, 35 degrees at the masters level, and two doctoral level degrees by it. 9,223 students sought degrees from the 80 programs at this school in 2010. LMU offers subjects such as political science, history, and allied health. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits this school.

8. The University of Phoenix - Southern California

3100 Bristol Street- Suite 500
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-3099
(800) 888-1968

The University of Phoenix-Southern California offers one program in ESL and Phoenix, which is 3.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Costa Mesa, CA. Phoenix is the eighth oldest institution in the state of California offering ESL programs.

9. Holy Names University

3500 Mountain Blvd
Oakland, CA 94619-1699
(510) 436-1000

Founded in 1868, Holy Names University is a 4-year institution. HNU, which is near the center of the city, is located in Oakland, CA. This school offers students ten certificates, 30 degrees at the bachelors level, and 21 masters level degrees. In 2010, 1,164 students pursued degrees from the 48 programs at HNU. HNU offers subjects such as biology and business writing. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits it.

10. The University of Phoenix - Bay Area

3590 N First St
San Jose, CA 95134-1805
(800) 266-2107

The University of Phoenix-Bay Area offers one program in ESL and this school, which is 5.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in San Jose, CA. Overall, 2,217 students pursue degrees in 45 University of Phoenix-Bay Area programs. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth largest institution in the state of California offering ESL.

11. Fresno Pacific University

1717 S Chestnut Ave
Fresno, CA 93702-4709
(559) 453-2000

Fresno Pacific University is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one ESL program. 3,356 students seek degrees in 86 FPU programs, overall. FPU ranks tenth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

12. San Jose State University

1 Washington Sq
San Jose, CA 95192-0001
(408) 924-1000

San Jose State University is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one ESL program. It is one of 28 research universities in California. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of California offering ESL in terms of programs.

13. The University of Phoenix - Sacramento Valley

2860 Gateway Oaks Drive- Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95833-4334
(800) 266-2107

The University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley offers one ESL program and it is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of California offering ESL programs.

14. The University of California - Los Angeles

405 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1405
(310) 825-4321

The University of California-Los Angeles offers two ESL programs. Specifically, it offers one ESL certificate to students and one master's level ESL degree. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the third biggest institution in the state of California offering ESL in terms of programs.

15. The University of San Francisco

2130 Fulton St
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
(415) 422-5555

The University of San Francisco is 1.7 miles from the center of the city and it offers one ESL program. 9,557 students pursue degrees in 93 programs at this school, overall. It is the oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in ESL.

16. California State University - Los Angeles

5151 State University Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 343-3000

California State University-Los Angeles is near the heart of downtown and this university offers one program in ESL. 20,142 students pursue degrees in 104 Cal State L.A. programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks fourth in the state of California.