University of Akron Main Campus: Ranking & Review

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Akron
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United States
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Top 5%

University of Akron Main Campus Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate93%93%92%
Applicants15,1096,9418,168
Admissions13,9836,4437,540
Enrolled undergraduates3,4401,7801,660
Enrolled total (including graduate students)20,16910,5169,653

5,109 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

816 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores67
Percent of students submitting SAT scores2%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
575
Math
560

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores3,340
Percent of students submitting ACT scores97%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
21
ACT Math
22

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $45.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

University of Akron Main Campus Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$26,086$34,617
Off-campus$26,686$35,217
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,296 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Akron Main Campus provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,820 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$8,618$17,149
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,652$1,652
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$359$715
Tuition for Full-time graduates$7,731$13,237
Fees for full-time graduates$1,405$1,405
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$430$735

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services82629182893
Health Professions and Related Programs13445519226807
Engineering2438811876606
Education225818416460
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields148106254
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities20735242
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services588689233
Public Administration and Social Service Professions482981185
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service60111171
Physical Sciences576925151
Psychology1111815144
Social Sciences3105302140
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences34956135
Legal Professions and Studies82122132
Biological and Biomedical Sciences5104104123
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1156121
Visual and Performing Arts7725102
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies593695
Mathematics and Statistics25362384
English Language and Literature & Letters2422367
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies184563
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics43548
History245231
Personal and Culinary Services1010
Philosophy and Religious Studies77
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies22
Architecture and Related Services
Grand Total8693,0321,1162895,306

A total of 3,901 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Akron Main Campus.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,405 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate38%35%41%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%
  • Part-time retention rate - 55%

General info

Alternative namesUA
Founded1870
MottoFiat Lux
Let there be light
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,229
Instructional FTE925
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteuakron.edu
Address302 Buchtel Common
Akron, Ohio, 44325-4702
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population199,000
Phone3309727111
Fax+1 (330) 972 8652

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