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 elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Akron, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is University of Akron Main Campus. In 2010, University of Akron Main Campus graduated approximately 12 students from its elementary education program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Akron's elementary education schools. If you decide to attend one of Akron's elementary 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 elementary 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.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Akron, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 41,380 elementary educators in Ohio. Of these elementary educators, 2,790 were working in the greater Akron area. Akron's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Akron is $57,230 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.