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 education programs.
The largest education school in Akron, by student population, is University of Akron Main Campus. In 2010, University of Akron Main Campus graduated approximately 68 students from its education program.
A total of 394 students graduated with credentials in education from education 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 education schools was an average of $30,117 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a education program in Akron. 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 education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,718.
If you decide to work as an education professional in Akron, your job prospects are average. There were 41,380 education professionals working in Ohio and 2,790 working in the greater Akron area in 2010. The number of education professionals in Akron is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Akron, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,230 per year. This is higher than the average salary for education professionals in the state.
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