With an overall population of 217,074 and a student population of 28,786, approximately 25,959 of Akron students attend one of Akron's schools that offer finance programs.
Of the 1 finance schools in Akron, the largest finance school, by student population, is University of Akron Main Campus. In 2010, University of Akron Main Campus graduated approximately 93 students with credentials in finance.
A total of 137 students graduated with credentials in finance from finance schools in Akron in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Akron's finance schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,869 per year in instate tuition and $30,117 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for finance related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,697 per year, on average, for room and board at Akron-based finance schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,718.
If you plan on staying in Akron after graduating from finance school, you should know that job prospects for finance professionals in Akron, which is the most popular finance profession, are good. In 2010, of the 45,900 finance professionals in Ohio, 2,940 were working in the greater Akron area. By the year 2018, the number of finance professionals is expected to increase by 16% in Akron. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a finance professional in Akron is $58,190 per year, which is higher than the average for finance professionals state-wide.