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University of Akron Main Campus

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Rating

Public

Type

21,260

Students

$15,500

Tuition

73%

Acceptance

#560

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 78thin 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 a tuition cost of $9,371 for in-state students and $15,500 for those from out-of-state, University of Akron Main Campus is moderately priced. 32.07% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $36,500 per year, which is 12% below the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$17,765/Year
Above Average

University of Akron Main Campus

$17,765

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$33,581/year

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

Pay with Financial Aid

$26,329/year

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

2,632

Part-Time

61
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

Academics

C+
Professors
StudentsProfessors18:118:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

18

Number of Library Books

790,559

Academic Spend per Student

$10,531

Full-time Retention Rate

72%

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

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%