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ESL Schools in Illinois

There are 11 Illinois schools offering ESL programs. In 2010, 126 students graduated with degrees from Illinois ESL schools. 88 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 25 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

102 students graduate from programs in Illinois in ESL, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of ESL students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 25 students graduated with ESL certificates, 13 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 88 with a degree at the master's level.

11 ESL schools are located in this state. Of these, five schools are private, while six schools are public. Private ESL school tuition varies from $9,968 to $27,580, while tuition at a public ESL school varies from $7,492 to $13,096.

Average tuition for ESL programs is $12,561. The highest tuition for ESL programs, which is $27,580 per year, is at Wheaton College, while the lowest tuition in this Great Lakes state, which is $7,492 per year, is at the Moody Bible Institute.

ESL schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

ESL Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

102 students graduate from programs in Illinois in ESL, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of ESL students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 25 students graduated with ESL certificates, 13 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 88 with a degree at the master's level.

ESL Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 30
  • Certificate 2007: 13
  • Certificate 2008: 10
  • Certificate 2009: 11
  • Certificate 2010: 25
  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 0
  • Bachelor 2009: 20
  • Bachelor 2010: 13
  • Master 2006: 78
  • Master 2007: 72
  • Master 2008: 68
  • Master 2009: 81
  • Master 2010: 88

ESL Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 14 ESL programs. Of these programs, around 57.1% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the bachelors level.

ESL Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 8
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 5

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: 21280
  • 25th Percentile: 27760
  • Median: 39590
  • 75th Percentile: 56260
  • 90th Percentile: 85200

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24200
  • 25th Percentile: 34010
  • Median: 46670
  • 75th Percentile: 67350
  • 90th Percentile: 97170

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: 40450
  • Median Salary 2007: 46250
  • Median Salary 2008: 42210
  • Median Salary 2009: 41880
  • Median Salary 2010: 39590
  • Total Employed 2006: 2860
  • Total Employed 2007: 2190
  • Total Employed 2008: 2110
  • Total Employed 2009: 1230
  • Total Employed 2010: 1390

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49770
  • Median Salary 2007: 49620
  • Median Salary 2008: 49130
  • Median Salary 2009: 50970
  • Median Salary 2010: 46670
  • Total Employed 2006: 2910
  • Total Employed 2007: 2540
  • Total Employed 2008: 2130
  • Total Employed 2009: 2010
  • Total Employed 2010: 2620

Illinois vs National ESL Employment

Illinois vs National ESL Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 2.898% (4010)

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1. Wheaton College

501 College Ave
Wheaton, IL 60187-5593
(630) 752-5000

Wheaton College is located in the suburbs of Wheaton, Illinois. This school offers two programs in ESL. Of those, this school offers one ESL certificate to students and one ESL degree at the master's level. Wheaton is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. Wheaton is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering ESL in terms of programs.

2. Lincoln Christian University

100 Campus View Drive
Lincoln, IL 62656-2111
(217) 732-3168

Lincoln Christian University offers one program in ESL. Overall, 1,063 students pursue degrees in 30 LCU programs. It is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering ESL in terms of programs.

3. The Citi College of Allied Health

134 N LaSalle St Ste 720
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 236-9000

The Citi College of Allied Health is in the center of Chicago and it offers one ESL program. In terms of enrollment, it ranks ninth in the state of Illinois.

4. Northeastern Illinois University

5500 N Saint Louis Ave
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
(773) 583-4050

Northeastern Illinois University, which is 8.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL and this school offers one ESL program. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in ESL.

5. The Taylor Business Institute

318 West Adams Street- Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 658-5100

The Taylor Business Institute is in the center of Chicago and it offers one ESL program. 431 students seek degrees in six Taylor Business Institute programs, overall. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering ESL programs.

6. The Moody Bible Institute

820 N LaSalle Blvd
Chicago, IL 60610-3284
(312) 329-4000

The Moody Bible Institute, which is near the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL. It offers two programs in ESL. Specifically, this school offers one certificate in ESL to students and one bachelor's level ESL degree. 3,345 students pursue degrees in 22 Moody Bible Institute programs, overall. MBI is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in ESL.

7. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
(618) 453-2121

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is located in Carbondale, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one ESL program. Overall, 20,037 students pursue degrees in 218 SIUC programs. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Illinois.

8. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

601 E John Street
Champaign, IL 61820-5711
(217) 333-1000

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers one program in ESL and this university is near the center of the city. Overall, 43,862 students seek degrees in 358 programs at this large university. This university is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering ESL.

9. Parkland College

2400 W Bradley Ave
Champaign, IL 61821-1899
(217) 351-2200

Parkland College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Champaign, IL and this college offers one ESL program. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

10. The College of Lake County

19351 W Washington St.
Grayslake, IL 60030-1198
(847) 543-2000

The College of Lake County is located in the suburbs of Grayslake, Illinois and this college offers one program in ESL. It is a public 2-year institution. This college ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

11. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Il State Rte 157
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1001
(618) 650-2000

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is located in the suburbs of Edwardsville, Illinois. This university offers two programs in ESL. Of those, students are offered one certificate in ESL by SIUE and one master's level ESL degree. SIUE is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering ESL.

12. Saint Xavier University

3700 W 103rd St
Chicago, IL 60655
(773) 298-3000

Saint Xavier University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1846. SXU is near Chicago, IL. SXU offers subjects including computer science, healthcare, and information systems. Students are offered 15 certificates, 60 degrees at the bachelors level, and 49 masters level degrees by SXU. 4,852 students pursued degrees from the 96 programs at SXU in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this medium-sized school.