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.

On the Team

Let's Go Zips!

Over 500 students make UA's athletic teams.

5 days ago
Leadership

Follow my lead during New Roo Weekend

New Roo Weekend Leaders help introduce UA's incoming freshmen to all that UA has to offer!

5 days ago
Volunteerism

UA Students Volunteer for Make a Difference Day

The following students were among more than 550 University of Akron students and staff who volunteered in the Akron community for the 2014 Make a Difference Day.

5 days ago
Awards, Honors and Recognition

Bottom line? It's UA financial planners for the win

The 3 member team proved unbeatable in a national competition against seven other schools and was presented with a $10,000 scholarship.

10 days ago
Tradition and Pride

Ohio's Pride - The UA Marching Band

Z-I-P-S GOOO ZIPS!

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