The University of Akron offers quality online courses to support students as you develop the skills and knowledge that you require to be successful in the 21st century economy. UA is dedicated to helping students become life long learners.
The University of Akron was founded as Buchtel College in 1870 and is the fifth largest university in Ohio. More than 29,000 students attend UA, and there is an 18:1 student to faculty ratio.
UA is built upon a community of scholars dedicated to professional development, personal growth and state-of-the-art research. New University degrees and certificates include such areas as computer engineering, intellectual property law, e-commerce and international business. Research into biomaterials, nanotechnology and other emerging sciences offers hope for astounding medical and technological breakthroughs - and innovative activities in the arts and in community service continue to define and enhance the quality of life for those in the region and beyond.