Graduate Admissions

Welcome to the Graduate School, and thank you for your interest in our graduate and advanced programs. Whether your interest is to pursue a doctoral or master’s degree, a graduate or professional certificate, or simply to enroll in workshops or take courses on a non-degree basis, we, at the Graduate School, believe that you will find your experience at The University of Akron professionally rewarding, intellectually stimulating, practical, and challenging.

We are pleased to offer more than 100 advanced degrees to more than 3,900 graduate students. We encourage you to visit the Graduate School's site in the hope that you will have a better understanding of our offerings and requirements.

We welcome your questions and comments and we hope that you will consider joining us at The University of Akron!


Visit the Graduate School's Web site for information about visiting campus, deadlines and orientation.

Steps to Apply

Step1Applying to Graduate School at the University of Akron is easy. First, take a look at our Graduate Programs to learn more about the courses and majors offered at UA. If you have a question about a program, contact the department listed or the Graduate School.

Step2Once you've found a program that interests you — applying online is the next step. You can complete your application online, pay your fees by credit card, and create an account to check the status of you application. Click below to get started.

Apply online