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University of Akron Main Campus

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Rating

Public

Type

21,260

Students

$15,500

Tuition

73%

Acceptance

#1737

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Akron, OH

302 Buchtel Common, Akron, OH 44325-4702

University of Akron Main Campus is a large public university located in Akron, OH ranked 78th in Ohio. It has a total of 17,498 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 73.04% of applicants. University of Akron Main Campus offers 478 different majors and is best known for its Pre-Physical Therapy Studies, Family Systems, and Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations programs (nationally ranked 5th, 17th, and 18th respectively). With an annual tuition of $9,371 for in-state students and $15,500 for those from out-of-state, University of Akron Main Campus is reasonably priced. 32.07% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn close to $36,500 per year, which is 12% less than the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$17,765
Above Average

University of Akron Main Campus

$17,765

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$33,581

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$26,329

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

73%Acceptance
Less Selective

University of Akron Main Campus

73%

National

69%
Sat

990 - 1230

21% of students submit

Admissions Yield

26%

ACT

17 - 26

93% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

17,498Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

98%

Part-Time

2%
Male

53%

In-state

83%

Female

47%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

12%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
7% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse6% Mechanical Engineering4% Social Work82% Others

7% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

6% Mechanical Engineering

4% Social Work

82% Others

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

7%

266 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

6%

237 Graduates

Social Work

4%

171 Graduates

Organizational Leadership

4%

140 Graduates

Accounting

3%

110 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

3%

108 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

3%

102 Graduates

Psychology, General

3%

97 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

2%

93 Graduates

Academics

C+
Professors
StudentsProfessors18:118:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

18

Number of Library Books

790,559

Academic Spend per Student

$10,531

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

72%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$30,700/Year

University of Akron Main Campus

$30,700

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$30,700

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$36,500

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

32%