#646 Overall Influence #394 Desirability Rank

University of Akron

Public research university located in Akron, Ohio, United States

From 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".

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

14,553

Acceptance

73%

Graduation Rate

48%

Median SAT Score

1110

Median ACT Score

22

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,596

Fees (in-state)

$2,265

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$41,800

Employed

87%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

15K

Under-Grads

13K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

302 Buchtel Common, Akron OH 44325-4702

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

44 per 100K

Violent Crime

6 per 100K

What is University of Akron known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#338 World Rank
Chemistry
#402 World Rank
Engineering
#496 World Rank
Education
#546 World Rank
Business
#596 World Rank
Medical
#405 World Rank
Law
#333 World Rank
History
#551 World Rank
Physics
#857 World Rank
Biology
#690 World Rank
Computer Science
#600 World Rank
Political Science
#413 World Rank
Psychology
#886 World Rank
Literature
#803 World Rank
Mathematics
#704 World Rank
Communications
#744 World Rank
Economics
#312 World Rank
Nursing
#1199 World Rank
Philosophy
#750 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#617 World Rank
Sociology
#1025 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#859 World Rank
Anthropology
#781 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#3997 World Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

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, History, and Chemistry

Jean Hixson

American aviator

Alan H. Coogan

American geologist

Shirla R. McClain

Historian, educator

William Sharp

American biotechnologist

Mike Johnson

American football coach and former quarterback

James L. Hicks

Eric Stevenson

American soccer player

John Loyer

John Loyer

American basketball coach

Sam H. Bell

United States federal judge

David Meves

American soccer player

Jonathan Lewis

American association football player

Danny B. Moore

American academic