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 computer science programs.
University of Akron Main Campus is the largest computer science school in Akron, based on student population. In 2010, University of Akron Main Campus graduated approximately 33 students with credentials in computer science.
A total of 33 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools 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 computer science schools was an average of $30,117 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for computer science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Akron-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $8,697 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,718.
If you decide to work as a computer science professional in Akron, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 9,760 computer science professionals in Ohio, 580 were working in the greater Akron area. Akron's computer science professional workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Akron, you can expect to make an average salary of $101,630 per year. This is higher than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.
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