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 teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Akron, the largest teaching school, by student population, is University of Akron Main Campus. In 2010, University of Akron Main Campus graduated approximately 73 students from its teaching program.
A total of 393 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching 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 teaching 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 teaching program in Akron. And if you live on campus at one of the Akron-based teaching 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 teacher in Akron, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 41,380 teachers in Ohio. Of these teachers, 2,790 were working in the greater Akron area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Akron will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Akron is $57,230 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.