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 criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Akron, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is University of Akron Main Campus. In 2010, University of Akron Main Campus graduated approximately 77 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 143 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Akron's criminal justice 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 criminal justice schools was an average of $30,117 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for criminal justice 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 decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Akron, your job prospects are not very good. There were 31,520 criminal justice professionals working in Ohio and 1,440 working in the greater Akron area in 2010. The number of criminal justice professionals in Akron is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Akron is $23,090 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.
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