We all have to check the "other" box once in a while. The admissions process is different for everyone, but rest assured, you can find your place at The University of Akron.


Special programs


Non-Degree Admission

  • Non-Degree Admission status is for someone who wishes to take particular courses but is not working toward a degree.
  • Special students are limited to 2 semesters.

Start the application


Students at other locations

To attend one of these UA locations, indicate your intention on your application for admission

  • Wayne College
  • Medina County University Center
  • Midpoint Campus Center
  • UA-Lakewood
  • Holmes County

For Distance Learning, apply through the Office of Admissions. When you register for classes, select Distance Learning as a Mode of Instruction.


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