With an overall population of 217,074 and a student population of 27,666, approximately 25,959 of Akron students attend one of Akron's schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Akron's largest electrical engineering school is University of Akron Main Campus. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from University of Akron Main Campus with credentials in electrical engineering.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree from one of Akron's electrical engineering 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 electrical engineering schools was an average of $30,117 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for electrical engineering 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 electrical engineer in Akron, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,950 electrical engineers in Ohio. Of these electrical engineers, 290 were working in the greater Akron area. The number of electrical engineers in Akron is expected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an electrical engineer in Akron is $72,270 per year, which is higher than the average for electrical engineers state-wide.