About The University of Akron

The University of Akron is a comprehensive research and teaching university, offering more than 300 programs of study. At Akron, you will find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy, and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community. Most important, here you will discover energy, in the high-tech classrooms of our new academic buildings, in our new Student Union and Student Recreation and Wellness Center, and among the 200 student organizations on campus.


Students surpass fund-raising goal for good cause

St. Jude Up 'til Dawn, a registered student organization, works each year to raise funds and awareness for the work being done at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis to fight childhood cancers.

23 days ago
Awards, Honors and Recognition

Fall 2014 University of Akron Graduates

Congratulations to over 1,200 students for earning their degree!

26 days ago
Awards, Honors and Recognition

Students make the Dean's List at The University of Akron

Congratulations to over 3,600 students who studied hard fall 2014!

about 1 month ago
Awards, Honors and Recognition

Akron names fall 2014 President's List recipients

Nearly 800 University of Akron students have been named to the President's List. To qualify, students must be undergraduate, enrolled full-time and achieve a 4.0 grade point average for the semester.

about 1 month ago
On the Team

Let's Go Zips!

Over 500 students make UA's athletic teams.

2 months ago