302 Buchtel Common Akron, OH 44325 330-972-7100
http://www.uakron.edu admissions@uakron.edu
About University of Akron
  • Year of Foundation 1870
  • Size of Campus 223 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 17,140
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 49% 51% 3%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $7,733 in-state, $15,389 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $9,160
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 21,378
Here you will find excellence in the breadth and quality of our 300 academic degree programs, and in the highly talented faculty who will help mold you into a critical thinker. Here you will find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy, and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community. Most important, here you will discover energy, in the high-tech classrooms of our new academic buildings, in our new Student Union and Student Recreation and Wellness Center, and among the 200 student organizations on campus.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 11
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Legacy, Intergrity, Fellowship and Excellence (LIFE) Awards; Commencement; Gradfest; The University of Akron Forum Speaker Series; E. J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall events; Homecoming and Family Weekend; ZipFest, held before each home football game; School
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology Honorary), Alpha Mu Gamma (Foreign Language Honorary), Alpha Sigma Lambda (Adult Focus), Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting Honorary), Beta Beta Beta (Biology Honorary), Chi Eta Phi (Nursing Honorary), Chi Sigma Iota (Graduate Counseli
  • Number of students in fraternities 14
  • Number of sororities 8
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Akron Chinese Christian Fellowship, Alpha Omega Pentecostals, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Campus Focus, Christian Zips, Friends Always Ministries, Hillel Jewish Students Union, Impact Movement, Intervarsity Christian Fel
  • Other on-campus organizations 4%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Students Association, Bangladesh Students' Association, Black Law Student Association, Black United Students, Chinese Soccer Club, Chinese Student and Scholar Assocation, Chinese Student Association, Hispanos Organi
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 14
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Akron (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Akron (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Cleveland, Ohio (30), Akron, Oh (15)
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 68%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 85%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 11%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 11%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 43%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 6%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (82%), women's dorms (5%), men's dorms (5%), sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartment for single students (8%), special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 4%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 14
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 1,675,948
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 2,500
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 6,379
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,233,833
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 45,631
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Subscriptions 12,438
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 4,080
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums The newest structure on The University of Akron campus is the 11,300-square-foot Gas Turbine Testing Facility for use by College of Engineering faculty and students. A nearby building has been renovated for use by engineering students who are in the second
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs City of Akron, Akron City Schools, Summa Health System, Akron General Medical Center, Children's Hospital, Ernst & Young, Deloitte & Touche, Meaden & Moore, Cohen and Company, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, Diebold, ODOT - Ohio Department of Transportation
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 9%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,840
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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