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2021 Best Teaching English or French Schools in California

16 Colleges
$28,767 Avg Salary
$41,974 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Teaching English or French School for You

Teaching English or French is one of the most popular subjects to study in California. With 551 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 7th out of all the majors we track in the state.

It's not easy to decide which teaching program to enroll in when you have so many options available. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Teaching Degree Search has created its Best Teaching English or French Schools in California ranking. Our analysis looked at 16 schools in California to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for teaching students.

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2021 Best Teaching English or French Schools in California

The colleges and universities below are the best for English or French majors pursuing a .

Top 10 Best Teaching English or French Schools

Our 2021 rankings named Azusa Pacific University the best school in California for teaching English or French students. Located in the large suburb of Azusa, Azusa Pacific is a private not-for-profit college with a medium-sized student population.

After completing their degree, English or French graduates from Azusa Pacific carry an average student debtload of $20,500. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $239.

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#2

Pepperdine University

Malibu, CA

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Pepperdine University. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Teaching English or French Schools in California list. Located in the large suburb of Malibu, Pepperdine is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.

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#3

University of San Diego

San Diego, CA

The excellent programs at University of San Diego helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best teaching English or French schools in California. Located in the city of San Diego, U of San Diego is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means California State University - Los Angeles is a great place for teaching English or French students. Located in the large city of Los Angeles, California State University - Los Angeles is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Out of the 13 schools in California that were part of this year’s ranking, San Jose State University landed the # 5 spot on the list. Located in the city of San Jose, San Jose State is a public college with a very large student population.

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California State University - Northridge ranked #6 on this year’s Best Teaching English or French Schools in California list. Located in the large city of Northridge, California State University - Northridge is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Notre Dame de Namur University landed the #7 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best teaching English or French programs. Located in the suburb of Belmont, NDNU is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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With a ranking of #8, University of Southern California did quite well on this year’s best schools for teaching English or French students. USC is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Los Angeles.

On average, English or French graduates from USC take out $63,989 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $746.

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University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

University of San Francisco ranked #9 on this year’s Best Teaching English or French Schools in California list. USFCA is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of San Francisco.

English or French majors at USFCA take out an average of $45,750 in student loans while working on their egree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $533, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#10

Biola University

La Mirada, CA

Biola University landed the #10 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best teaching English or French programs. Biola is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of La Mirada.

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Best Teaching English or French Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Teaching English or French Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Washington 136
Oregon 63
Hawaii 78
Nevada 7

Teaching English or French is one of 14 different types of teaching programs to choose from.

English or French Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 5,373
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language, Other 33
Teaching French as a Second or Foreign Language 1

Majors Similar to English or French

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 100,925
Educational Administration 44,381
Teacher Education Subject Specific 43,516
General Education 31,066
Special Education 30,639

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 13 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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