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  • University of Akron Main Campus
  • General Address :
  • 302 Buchtel Common
    Akron, Ohio 44325
    Phone: (330) 972-7111
  • Institution Type :
  • Public , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • More than 20,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • The University of Akron, a publicly assisted metropolitan
    institution, strives to develop enlightened members of
    society. It offers comprehensive programs of instruction from associate through doctoral levels, pursues a vigorous
    agenda of research in the arts, sciences and professions,
    and provides service to the community. The University
    pursues excellence in undergraduate and graduate
    education and distinction in selected areas of graduate
    instruction, inquiry and creative activity.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $40
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
    Number of applicants10,5755,0605,515
    Percent admitted96%96%97%
    Percent admitted who enrolled37%41%34%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school rankX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading450590
    SAT Math470610
    ACT Composite1825
    ACT English1726
    ACT Math1725
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees
    Books and supplies$900$900$1,000$1,0000.0%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$9,160$9,586$9,878$10,3825.1%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$11,134$11,134$11,134$11,5343.6%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$21,827$22,551$23,261$23,9563.0%
    Off Campus$24,433$24,731$25,149$25,7402.3%
    Off Campus with Family$13,213$13,511$13,929$14,1201.4%
    On Campus$29,483$30,474$31,461$32,3202.7%
    Off Campus$32,089$32,654$33,349$34,1042.3%
    Off Campus with Family$20,869$21,434$22,129$22,4841.6%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (330) 972-7032
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid13,52990%————
    Grant or scholarship aid3,01777%$17,643,064$5,848
    Federal grants1,83847%$7,488,117$4,074
    Pell grants1,83847%$7,167,275$3,899
    Other federal grants44011%$320,842$729
    State/local government grant or scholarships1,40336%$1,148,250$818
    Institutional grants or scholarships1,68843%$9,006,697$5,336
    Student loan aid2,68668%$18,305,827$6,815
    Federal student loans2,66468%$15,852,047$5,950
    Other student loans2526%$2,453,780$9,737

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid113,89163%$71,962,586$5,181
    Pell grants9,17941%$35,478,539$3,865
    Federal student loans13,80062%$97,447,024$7,061

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