Photos by Shane Wynn, Kevin Richards and Tim Fitzwater

The University of Akron and the community

The city of Akron offers a vibrant downtown, serene parks, and events and venues that appeal to almost every interest. Here's a taste of what you can discover in Akron and the region:


Map of Akron, Ohio

CONVENIENT TO MAJOR U.S. CITIES: The University is located midway between Chicago and New York City. You can reach either city within two hours by air.

We are 14 miles from Akron-Canton Regional Airport and 40 miles from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

Bus service is available to New York, Chicago and most major cities.