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 small business programs.
Of the 1 small business schools in Akron, the largest small business school, by student population, is University of Akron Main Campus. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from University of Akron Main Campus with credentials in small business.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a small business degree in Akron. Tuition in 2009 at Akron's small business 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 small business program in Akron. And if you live on campus at one of the Akron-based small business 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.
After graduating with your credentials in small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in Akron, your job prospects are not very good. There were 31,370 small business professionals working in Ohio and 2,330 working in the greater Akron area in 2010. Akron's small business professional workforce is projected to decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.