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ESL Schools in Washington State

There are nine Washington schools offering ESL programs. In 2010, 148 students graduated from programs at Washington ESL schools. 99 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 41 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 115 students graduate from programs in this state in ESL per year. This accounts for 2% of ESL students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, eight students graduated with certificates in ESL, 41 with a bachelor's level degree, and 99 with a degree at the master's level.

Nine ESL schools are located in Washington. And of these, while four schools are public, five schools are private. While tuition at a private ESL school varies from $13,510 to $30,925, tuition at a public ESL school varies from $6,622 to $8,701.

Average tuition for programs in ESL is $15,317. While the highest tuition for ESL programs, which is $30,925 every year, is at Gonzaga University, the lowest tuition in Washington, which is $6,622 every year, is at Eastern Washington University.

ESL schools in Washington offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

ESL Program Completions in Washington State 2006 - 2010

On average, 115 students graduate from programs in this state in ESL per year. This accounts for 2% of ESL students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, eight students graduated with certificates in ESL, 41 with a bachelor's level degree, and 99 with a degree at the master's level.

ESL Program Completions in Washington State 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 9
  • Certificate 2008: 8
  • Certificate 2009: 4
  • Certificate 2010: 8
  • Bachelor 2006: 28
  • Bachelor 2007: 31
  • Bachelor 2008: 3
  • Bachelor 2009: 41
  • Bachelor 2010: 41
  • Master 2006: 76
  • Master 2007: 75
  • Master 2008: 72
  • Master 2009: 55
  • Master 2010: 99

ESL Program Availability in Washington State

Schools in this state offer a total of 12 ESL programs. Of these programs, close to 66% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

ESL Program Availability in Washington State

  • Certificate: 3
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 8

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: 29320
  • 25th Percentile: 35630
  • Median: 42740
  • 75th Percentile: 52400
  • 90th Percentile: 61860

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33800
  • 25th Percentile: 40780
  • Median: 50210
  • 75th Percentile: 64120
  • 90th Percentile: 84060

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: 40030
  • Median Salary 2007: 39870
  • Median Salary 2008: 41710
  • Median Salary 2009: 41190
  • Median Salary 2010: 42740
  • Total Employed 2006: 3310
  • Total Employed 2007: 3330
  • Total Employed 2008: 3460
  • Total Employed 2009: 3570
  • Total Employed 2010: 3350

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46290
  • Median Salary 2007: 48560
  • Median Salary 2008: 48410
  • Median Salary 2009: 47930
  • Median Salary 2010: 50210
  • Total Employed 2006: 1340
  • Total Employed 2007: 1320
  • Total Employed 2008: 1340
  • Total Employed 2009: 1400
  • Total Employed 2010: 1390

Washington State vs National ESL Employment

Washington State vs National ESL Employment

  • Employed in Washington State: 3.425% (4740)

ESL Schools in Washington State

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1. The Evergreen State College

2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW
Olympia, WA 98505-0001
(360) 867-6000

The Evergreen State College offers one program in ESL and this school is in the suburbs of Olympia, Washington. Evergreen is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Washington. In terms of programs, Evergreen is the fourth largest institution in the state of Washington offering ESL.

2. The City University of Seattle

11900 NE First Street
Bellevue, WA 98005
(425) 637-1010x3563

Founded in 2007, the City University of Seattle is a 4-year institution. City U, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Bellevue, WA. It offers 15 certificates, one associates level degree, 23 bachelors level degrees, and 30 masters level degrees to students. 2,644 students pursued degrees from the 45 programs at City U in 2010. This school offers subjects such as ESL and computer programming. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits it.

3. Northwest University

5520 108th Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98083-0579
(425) 822-8266

Northwest University offers one program in ESL and it is in the suburbs of Kirkland, Washington. Overall, 1,422 students seek degrees in 43 Northwest University programs. This school ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Washington.

4. Heritage University

3240 Fort Rd
Toppenish, WA 98948
(509) 865-8500

Heritage University, which is just a few miles from Toppenish, is located in a rural setting. It offers two ESL programs. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in ESL by it and one master's level degree in ESL. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, Heritage ranks ninth in the state of Washington.

5. The University of Washington - Seattle

1400 NE Campus Parkway
Seattle, WA 98195-4550
(206) 543-2100

The University of Washington-Seattle is 3.6 miles from the center of the city and the UW offers one ESL program. Overall, 42,451 students pursue degrees in 368 UW programs. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks first in the state of Washington.

6. Seattle University

900 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122-4340
(206) 296-6000

Seattle University offers two ESL programs. Of those, SU offers one certificate in ESL to students and one master's level degree in ESL. This mid-sized school is near the heart of downtown. Seattle U is a 4-year institution. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Washington offering programs in ESL.

7. Seattle Pacific University

3307 3rd Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119-1997
(206) 281-2000

Seattle Pacific University is 3.3 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one program in ESL. SPU is a 4-year institution. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Washington offering ESL.

8. Central Washington University

400 East University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7501
(509) 963-1111

Central Washington University is located in Ellensburg, WA and CWU offers one ESL program. This school is one of 44 public post-secondary institutions in Washington. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Washington offering ESL programs.

9. Gonzaga University

E 502 Boone Ave
Spokane, WA 99258-0001
(509) 328-4220

Gonzaga University, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Spokane, WA and this school offers one program in ESL. Gonzaga is a 4-year institution. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Washington offering ESL.

10. Eastern Washington University

526 5th Street
Cheney, WA 99004-2496
(509) 359-6200

Eastern Washington University is located in Cheney, WA and it offers one program in ESL. EWU is one of 44 public post-secondary institutions in Washington. Eastern is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Washington offering ESL programs.