University of Akron Main Campus: Ranking & Review

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Akron Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 233 729
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

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

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

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 Services 82 629 182 893
Health Professions and Related Programs 134 455 192 26 807
Engineering 24 388 118 76 606
Education 2 258 184 16 460
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 148 106 254
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 207 35 242
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 58 86 89 233
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 4 82 98 1 185
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 60 111 171
Physical Sciences 57 69 25 151
Psychology 111 18 15 144
Social Sciences 3 105 30 2 140
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 34 95 6 135
Legal Professions and Studies 8 2 122 132
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 5 104 10 4 123
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 115 6 121
Visual and Performing Arts 77 25 102
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 59 36 95
Mathematics and Statistics 25 36 23 84
English Language and Literature & Letters 2 42 23 67
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 18 45 63
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 43 5 48
History 24 5 2 31
Personal and Culinary Services 10 10
Philosophy and Religious Studies 7 7
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2 2
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 population50,000 - 250,000
Phone3309727111
Fax+1 (330) 972 8652

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