University of Akron Main Campus
Akron, OH 44325-4702

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 21,100
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,820 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

96%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Akron Main Campus is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 13,911 applications and 13,343 students were granted admission. University of Akron Main Campus is at the #94 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 91% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 14% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT910 to 1180
ACT19 to 26

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
$45
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Akron Main Campus charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $17,149 and in-state students paid $8,618.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$16,568
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$8,618
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$17,149
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 93% of University of Akron Main Campus's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 39% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,154 (which is 6.3% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Akron Main Campus in 2016-2017, was 2,345, which is 62% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,512 (which is 4% above the national average.)

$4,154
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,512
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
93%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Akron Main Campus has enrolled a total of 21,100 students (16,180 students full-time and 4,920 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 21,100 students, 606 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 52% men and 48% women and 17,417 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 3,683 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 706 students for distance studies.

21,100
Total Enrollment
606
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 72%

Black/African American: 11%

Non-resident alien: 6%

Two or more races: 4%

Asian: 3%

Hispanic: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Akron Main Campus.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 15% 445 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 12% 353
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 11% 318
Health Professions And Related Programs 9% 262 176
Legal Professions And Studies 7% 205
Engineering 6% 173
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 4% 103
Physical Sciences 3% 96
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 3% 84 82
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 3% 83 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

38%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Akron Main Campus full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

4%
Still enrolled
22%
Dropout rate
35%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$30,200
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Akron Main Campus graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,200. Last year, out of the total 5,931 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 5,457 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 6,509 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 5,598 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $30,200 $35,000
Employment Rate 92% 86%
Total Graduates 5,931 6,509

Campus Location

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