Akron has a total population of 217,074 and a student population of 28,786. Of these students, 25,959 are enrolled in schools that offer sociology programs.
Akron's largest sociology school is University of Akron Main Campus. In 2010, University of Akron Main Campus graduated approximately 34 students with credentials in sociology.
In 2010, 34 students graduated with a sociology degree from one of Akron's sociology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,869 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Akron sociology schools was an average of $30,117 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for sociology 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. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,718.
If you plan on staying in Akron after graduating from sociology school, you should know that job prospects for sociologists in Akron, which is the most popular sociology profession, are good. The government projects that the number of sociologists in Akron will increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for sociologists.