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.

Tradition and Pride

Welcome to UA!

The entering class of 2014 welcomes nearly 4,300 new students and breaks several records.

about 1 month ago
Awards, Honors and Recognition

Students receive scholarships

Students with exceptional grades, talents, and other skills are given scholarships for the upcoming academic year.

4 months ago
Tradition and Pride

UA Honors College names prestigious Buckingham Scholarship recipients

The Lisle M. Buckingham Scholarship from the Honors College covers the difference between other scholarship awards and the Buckingham Scholar's UA expenses, including full tuition and instructional fees and their UA room and meal charges, provided they maintain at least a 3.5 cumulative grade poi...

4 months ago
Awards, Honors and Recognition

Akron's top students named to inaugural President's List

Nearly 70 University of Akron students have been named to the newly created 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
Awards, Honors and Recognition

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

Congratulations to nearly 200 students who studied hard over summer 2014!

about 1 month ago