Many students and alumni have commented on the affordable housing in Akron as well as the great variety of cultural and entertainment venues available in northeast Ohio. Campus shuttles and the city bus system provide transportation within the region so students can get around without a car.
2011 Cost of Living Comparison to Major US Cities
(as of October 2011)
To find more information online, use your search engine and enter “cost of living in Akron.” A few interesting links are provided below.
Sperling's BestPlaces - Akron
City of Akron Cost of Living Calculator
Living in Akron and Summit County
Off Campus Housing
There are many locations near campus that provide housing. Some apartment complexes close to the College of Business Administration are 22 Exchange, Envision Apartments and Fir Hill Towers. New recently built apartments are available at 401 Lofts. This is not an endorsement of these locations, but current students have indicated that they live in them and do not require a car to get to campus.
UA off-campus housing website:
On Campus Housing
Most on campus housing is for undergraduate students. A few residence halls do accept graduate students.
UA on-campus website:
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