University of Akron Main Campus

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)


Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award at least ten doctoral degrees per year across three or more disciplines, or at least 20 doctoral degrees per year overall.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
ROTC: Air Force
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

302 Buchtel Common, Akron, OH, 44325-4702

(330) 972-7111   

The University of Akron, a publicly assisted metropolitan institution, strives to develop enlightened members of society. It offers comprehensive programs of instruction from associate through doctoral levels; pursues a vigorous agenda of research in the arts, sciences and professions; and provides service to the community. The university pursues excellence in undergraduate education and distinction in selected areas of graduate instruction, inquiry, and creative activity.

Public, 4-year or above 

First Professional

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2013 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12
In District $10,054 $9,863 $9,545
In State $10,054 $9,863 $9,545
Out of State $18,418 $18,063 $17,468
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $900
On Campus      
Room and Board $10,382 $9,878 $9,586
Other Expenses $2,520 $2,520 $2,520
Off Campus      
Room and Board $11,534 $11,134 $11,134
Other Expenses $3,152 $3,152 $3,152
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $3,066 $3,066

Major NCAA Programs

Sport Conference
Football Mid-American Conference
Basketball Mid-American Conference
Baseball Mid-American Conference
Cross Country/Track Mid-American Conference

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
47.0% $4,074
State/Local Grant
36.0% $818
Institutional Grants
43.0% $5,336
Loans 68.0% $6,815
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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