University of Akron

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Public research university located in Akron, Ohio, United States

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About University of Akron

According to Wikipedia, The University of Akron is a public research university in Akron, Ohio. It is part of the University System of Ohio. As a STEM-focused institution, it focuses on industries such as polymers, advanced materials, and engineering. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".

University of Akron Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
14,553 73% 48% 1110 22

How Much Does University of Akron Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)

How Much Do University of Akron Graduates Make?

If you graduate from University of Akron, then you can expect to earn an average of $41,800 per year. You also have a 87% chance of being employed after 10 years.

University of Akron's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
14,667 12,799 1,868

Where is University of Akron?

University of Akron is located at 302 Buchtel Common, Akron OH 44325-4702

How Safe is University of Akron?

Akron has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is University of Akron Known For?

University of Akron is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Akron's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Akron's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Akron's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Physics, and History. Here are some of University of Akron's most famous alumni:

Tofy Mussivand
An Iranian physician and engineer.
Juris Upatnieks
A United States physicist.
Sandra Pianalto
An American economist.
Mike Lofgren
An American author.
Kermit L. Hall
An American legal historian.
Thomas C. Sawyer
A Democratic member of the Ohio Senate.
Fred Pestello
An American sociologist.
Bruce Avolio
An American leadership studies scholar.
Cinda Williams Chima
Cinda Williams Chima
A Novelist.
Deborah L. Cook
Deborah L. Cook
An American judge.
Nick Kosir
An American meteorologist.
Ara Parseghian
An American football player and coach .