Akron has a total population of 217,074 and a student population of 27,666. Of these students, 25,959 are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
Akron's largest law school is University of Akron Main Campus. In 2010, University of Akron Main Campus graduated approximately 135 students from its law program.
A total of 305 students graduated with credentials in law from law 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 law 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 law 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 law schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,718.
Many law graduates choose to work as law professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Akron, your job prospects are not very good. There were 24,650 law professionals working in Ohio and 1,410 working in the greater Akron area in 2010. The government projects that the number of law professionals in Akron will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a law professional in Akron is $54,130 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for law professionals.