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 psychology programs.
Akron's largest psychology school is University of Akron Main Campus. In 2010, University of Akron Main Campus graduated approximately 108 students with credentials in psychology.
A total of 133 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology 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 psychology 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 psychology program in Akron. And if you live on campus at one of the Akron-based psychology 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 psychology professional in Akron, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 psychology professionals in Ohio were working in the greater Akron area. Akron's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Akron is $67,890 per year, which is higher than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.
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