The Graduate School at The University of Akron

The Graduate School

About our outstanding graduate programs

Whether your interest is a doctoral or master's degree, a graduate or professional certificate, or simply take courses on a non-degree basis, we believe that you will find your experience at The University of Akron professionally rewarding, intellectually stimulating, practical and challenging.

Today, we offer more than 100 advanced degrees to about 4,000 graduate students. We encourage you to visit our site in the hope that you will have a better understanding of our offerings and requirements. Start here!

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

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Graduate School
Polsky Building, Room 469
Akron, Ohio 44325-2101
Phone: 330-972-7663
Fax: 330-972-6475
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Online orientation for new students

Summer 2015 dates and deadlines
  • Jun. 1 - Online graduation application due for Summer Commencement
  • Jun. 8 - First five-week session and Eight-week session classes begin
  • Jun. 15 - Preliminary dissertation deadline
  • Jun. 29 - Preliminary thesis deadline
  • Jul. 3 - Independence Day observance (University closed)
  • Jul. 13 - Second five-week session classes begin and Final thesis/dissertation deadline
  • Aug. 15 - Summer Commencement
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