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University of Akron Main Campus Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

27,076 Students

100% Admitted

  • 20,169 full time
  • 6,949 part time
  • 10,453 men full time
  • 9,674 women full time
  • open enrollment

16,872 Undergraduates

$8,618 Tuition/Year

  • 4,647 Graduates
  • 1,383 Non-Degree
  • $8,618 in state
  • $1,652 fees
  • $12,296 room & board
  • $1,000 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Mid-size city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
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  • It's a good school, not too large. It is great for a student who is focused primarily on their education. Parking is a nightmare and tuition is expensive (with fees…

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  • kayla
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  • the university of akron has it's ups and downs, but overall i love it here and think it's a great school. it has amazing engineering and nursing programs, a great…

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  • Sabrina from Akron, OH
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  • It's a good school, with good opportunities for the right people. Like any college, you do have to be on your toes when it comes to money, but there are…

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Mission Statement

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.

University of Akron Main Campus
  • Located in Akron, OH
  • Public
  • 27,076 students enrolled
  • 93% admitted
  • $8,618 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 3
  • Eric from Akron, OH
  • I am a current student here

    It is exciting to be on a campus while I am still in high school. I enjoy the freedom that you do not have in a K-12 school.

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  • 5
  • Amica from Akron, OH
  • I am a current student here

    There is a wonderful recreation center on campus. Discounts are provided throughout the city fro U of A students. Local theatres, churches, etc get involved in our school. Businesses are honored when a student wants to volunteer their time, or Interview the staff. There are also the special events throughout campus. Do not forget out wonderful steel drun band!

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  • 5
  • Tiffany from Medina, OH
  • I am a current student here

    I love going to school at Akron because I have made life long friendships. I can always count on this people. Also that my class work keeps me busy but since it's working towards my major; i love all of it. Plus you will never be bored. Akron has many wonderful events.

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  • 5
  • Molly from Painesville, OH
  • I am a current student here

    There are plenty of things to do around campus from bowling to rock climbing and even free concerts. Students are constantly receiving emails about what is happening on campus. There is no time to be bored with so much going on around you.

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  • 5
  • Sarah from Kent, OH
  • I am a current student here

    I live on campus and it is very convinient. I enjoy being able to just wake up and walk to class, because the dorm locations are ideal. It was very easy to choose a dorm close to where I knew I'd spend most of my time. Classes are enjoyable as well, even those that I worried I wouldn't enjoy. Of course the food must be mentioned too. At first it was difficult getting used to how the meal plans worked, but now it is very simple and convenient. There are locations to use meal swipes across campus with many different options which is nice because at anytime you want you can switch up what your eating. In general everyone here is kind as well. I haven't ran into rude people, it is a really nice environment to be in. Overall I really do enjoy being here

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