Akron has a general population of 217,074 and an overall student population of 27,666. Approximately 25,959 of Akron's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
University of Akron Main Campus is the largest accounting school in Akron, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 164 students graduated from the Accounting program at University of Akron Main Campus.
A reported 170 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Akron in 2010. 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 accounting schools was an average of $30,117 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for accounting 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 accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,718.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Akron, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 73,730 accountants in Ohio. Of these accountants, 3,800 were working in the greater Akron area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Akron will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Akron is $31,280 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.
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