Applying to The University of Akron

Freshmen students are currently enrolled in high school and planning to graduate this school year (including students in postsecondary enrollment options programs) or students who have graduated from high school or received a High School Equivalence Diploma (GED) and have not attended any other college or university.

Are applying directly from high school (first-time freshman): Have been out of high school (you are age 21 or older):
Step 1 Step 1
Submit the Admission Application
Step 1 Step 1
Submit the Admission Application
Step 2 Step 2
Submit a non-refundable $45 application fee
Step 2 Step 2
Submit a non-refundable $45 application fee.
Please note: The application fee is waived for those who have served in the military.
Step 3 Step 3
Submit your high school transcripts
Step 3 Step 3
Submit your high school transcripts or GED results
Step 4 Step 4
Submit your ACT or SAT scores
ACT Writing Test is recommended
UA’s ACT code – 3338
www.act.org
UA’s SAT code – 1829
www.collegeboard.com
Step 4 Step 4
If you are under age 21, submit ACT or SAT scores
ACT Writing Test is recommended
UA’s ACT code – 3338
www.act.org
UA’s SAT code – 1829
www.collegeboard.com

Honors College - You will be automatically considered for admission to the Honors College when you apply to the University.

Home Schooled Student – In addition to the five steps listed above, please submit:

  • A transcript of studies and supporting documents such as book lists and other related documentation
  • A signed copy of the superintendent’s exemption letter