University of Akron Main Campus Overview
University of Akron Main Campus is a public institution located in Akron, Ohio. Akron is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is University of Akron Main Campus Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at University of Akron Main Campus.
- In 2017-2018, 50% of the faculty were full-time.
University of Akron Main Campus Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
University of Akron Main Campus has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at University of Akron Main Campus.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards University of Akron Main Campus has earned from around the web.
|#1||Highest Paid Mathematics & Computer Science Graduates||College Factual|
|#5||Highest Paid Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Graduates||College Factual|
|#6||Highest Paid Computer Systems Networking Graduates||College Factual|
|#27||Highest Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates||College Factual|
|#35||Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences||College Factual|
|#50||Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
Where Is University of Akron Main Campus?
Contact details for University of Akron Main Campus are given below.
|Address:||302 Buchtel Common, Akron, OH 44325-4702|
How Do I Get Into University of Akron Main Campus?
You can apply to University of Akron Main Campus online at: www.uakron.edu/admissions/undergraduate/admission_procedures/index.dot
Admission Requirements for University of Akron Main Campus
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into University of Akron Main Campus?
Approximately 46% of accepted students are men and 54% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 93%, and the acceptance rate for women is 92%.
Average Test Scores
About 2% of students accepted to University of Akron Main Campus submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 640. Math scores were between 480 and 640.
Can I Afford University of Akron Main Campus?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At University of Akron Main Campus, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $6,822 a year. That adds up to $27,288 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at University of Akron Main Campus is 10.1%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
University of Akron Main Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,806 graduate students at the school.
Of the 11,641 full-time undergraduates at University of Akron Main Campus, 54% are male and 46% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Akron Main Campus students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,154|
|Hispanic or Latino||371|
Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at University of Akron Main Campus. At this time, 32 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 88 countries are represented at University of Akron Main Campus. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at University of Akron Main Campus
The following chart shows how the online learning population at University of Akron Main Campus has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 29th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of University of Akron Main Campus
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Akron Main Campus was 3.0%. This is the #1,816 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at University of Akron Main Campus regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of University of Akron Main Campus majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at University of Akron Main Campus ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at University of Akron Main Campus.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Instructional Media Design||#108|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#165|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#176|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Akron Main Campus Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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