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Schools Offering Esl Programs in Massachusetts

Each year, approximately 0.0% of Massachusetts graduates receive degrees in ESL. In other words, every year an estimated 105 english language teachers graduate from Massachusetts' 7 ESL schools.

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Boston University, which is located in Boston, is the top-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a ESL program. It received a ranking of 14th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Boston University graduated 21 students from its ESL program. Tuition at Boston University was $39,864 per year.

The second-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a ESL program is Simmons College. Simmons College, which was ranked 35th in the country in 2010, is located in Boston. In 2010, Simmons College graduated 14 students from its ESL program. Simmons College charged in-state students $32,230 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Massachusetts with a ESL program is Framingham State University, which is located in Framingham. In 2010, it was ranked 40th nationwide. 26 students graduated with degree in ESL from Framingham State University in 2010. Framingham State University charged in-state students $7,065 in tuition fees per year.


If you choose to attend a Massachusetts ESL school, average tuition will be $19,436 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $7,065 per year to $39,864 per year. The Massachusetts ESL schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Boston University - located in Boston, students are charged $39,864 per year
  2. Clark University - located in Worcester, students are charged $36,420 per year
  3. Simmons College - located in Boston, students are charged $32,230 per year

The following Massachusetts ESL schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Framingham State University - located in Framingham, students are charged $7,065 per year
  2. Salem State University - located in Salem, students are charged $7,230 per year
  3. Cambridge College - located in Cambridge, students are charged $13,240 per year

An ESL degree from a Massachusetts school... what next?

The highest percentage of ESL graduates in Massachusetts pursue careers as an english language teacher. In 2010, there were 2,220 english language teachers working in Massachusetts. The largest populations of Massachusetts english language teachers are working in the following counties:

  1. Bristol County - 1,240 english language teachers
  2. Hartford County - 240 english language teachers
  3. Windham County - 140 english language teachers


An english language teacher in Massachusetts makes an average of $70,450 per year. However, this number is only an average. english language teachers in Massachusetts had varying salaries from $37,390 to $152,030 per year in 2010. The counties in Massachusetts with the highest average salary for an english language teacher are:

  1. Franklin County - $96,270 per year
  2. Bristol County - $67,600 per year
  3. Hartford County - $67,540 per year

On average, english language teachers earns the least in the following Massachusetts counties:

  1. Windham County - $66,450 per year
  2. Hartford County - $67,540 per year
  3. Bristol County - $67,600 per year

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For more data regarding a career in ESL in Massachusetts and to compare salaries with various related fields such as English or education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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  • Master's Degree in Esl in Massachusetts
  • Certificate in Esl in Massachusetts

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 3,850 $56,090 -9.2%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 2,220 $70,450 15.0%
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 2,160 $48,120 13.7%

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