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 paralegal programs.
The largest paralegal school in Akron, by student population, is University of Akron Main Campus. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Paralegal program at University of Akron Main Campus.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in paralegal in Akron in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Akron's paralegal schools was $20,869 per year for instate students and $30,117 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a paralegal program in Akron. And if you live on campus at one of the Akron-based paralegal schools, you will have an added expense of $8,697 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,718.
If you decide to work as a paralegal in Akron, your job prospects are average. There were 8,400 paralegals working in Ohio and 560 working in the greater Akron area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of paralegals is expected to increase by 8% in Akron. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Akron is $40,340 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for paralegals.