69%

Acceptance Rate

$7,603

Avg.Financial Aid

003123

FAFSA Code

About The University of Akron

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

18,731

Website

www.uakron.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

302 Buchtel Common

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3309727111
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, University of Akron Main Campus doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Aug

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

69%

SAT Range

990 - 1250

ACT Range

19 - 26

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. University of Akron Main Campus has 4 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $50, as part of the admission process at UAMC. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 990-1230, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to University of Akron Main Campus, must score 22 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 19 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 302 Buchtel Common, Akron, Ohio 44325-4702. They can also call them at (330) 972-7111.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$16,269

Average Annual Cost

$9,213

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$2,250

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,296

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,520

Total One Year Cost

$27,279

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to UAMC. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $30,814 per year. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

72%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

41%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$2,262

Faculty Overview

57%

Male Professors

43%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

245 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

242 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

196 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

144 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

137 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

118 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

113 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

113 Graduates

Psychology, General

112 Graduates

Marketing

109 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

101 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

98 Graduates

Biology, General

90 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

90 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

82 Graduates

Social Work

82 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

77 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

77 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

75 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

65 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

64 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

62 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

60 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

59 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

59 Graduates

Fire Protection

53 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

51 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

50 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

50 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

48 Graduates

Computer Systems Analysis

47 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

45 Graduates

Mathematics and Computer Science

45 Graduates

Civil Engineering

43 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

41 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

40 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

39 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

38 Graduates

History

35 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

32 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

30 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

29 Graduates

Computer Engineering

28 Graduates

Criminology

26 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

26 Graduates

Engineering-Related Technologies

26 Graduates

Political Science and Government

26 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

25 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

24 Graduates

Sociology

24 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

23 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

23 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

22 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

19 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

19 Graduates

Music

19 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

17 Graduates

Economics

15 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

14 Graduates

American Sign Language

14 Graduates

Anthropology

14 Graduates

Chemistry

14 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

14 Graduates

International Business

14 Graduates

Housing and Human Environments

13 Graduates

Mathematics

13 Graduates

Statistics

13 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

10 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

9 Graduates

Legal Support Services

8 Graduates

Dance

7 Graduates

Journalism

7 Graduates

Philosophy

7 Graduates

Computer Programming

5 Graduates

Dispute Resolution

5 Graduates

Museology/Museum Studies

5 Graduates

Community Organization and Advocacy

4 Graduates

Engineering, General

4 Graduates

Gerontology

4 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

4 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

4 Graduates

Archeology

2 Graduates

Computer Science

2 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

2 Graduates

Physics

2 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

2 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

2 Graduates

Area Studies

1 Graduates

Business, Management, Marketing, an...

1 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

1 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

1 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

1 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

1 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

15,634

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

33%

Full-time

79%

Part-time

21%

Students Gender

Male

53%

US National: 44%

Female

47%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

75% White

2% Unknown

11% Black

3% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

5%

Out Of State

94%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$58,779 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Zippy

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mid-American Conference

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

2

Sports Club

48

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Rifle

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Rifle

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $12,296 per year. At University of Akron Main Campus, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the university offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 53% and 47%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$30,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$36,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$17,250

$31,100

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$179 - 323

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

89%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,603

Students Receiving Federal Grants

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,659

Students Receiving State Aid

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,526

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

68%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,280

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,683

$30K - $48K

$8,135

$48K - $75K

$4,937

$75K - $110K

$3,943

> $110K

$3,713

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$33,476,884

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$45,024,600

The financial aid department of University of Akron Main Campus helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at University of Akron Main Campus is around $5,348 and the federal grant is $4,807. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $1,620 as well as institutional aid worth $5,348. At UAMC, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $33,476,884 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $45,024,600.

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