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 early childhood education programs.
The largest early childhood education school in Akron, by student population, is University of Akron Main Campus. In 2010, approximately 73 students graduated from the Early Childhood Education program at University of Akron Main Campus.
A reported 127 students graduated with credentials in early childhood education in Akron in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Akron's early childhood education 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 early childhood education 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 an early childhood education professional in Akron, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 41,380 early childhood education professionals in Ohio. Of these early childhood education professionals, 2,790 were working in the greater Akron area. The number of early childhood education professionals in Akron is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for early childhood education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an early childhood education professional in Akron is $57,230 per year, which is higher than the average for early childhood education professionals state-wide.