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Our students are connecting with a world-class faculty, and gaining real-world experience at our region’s leading businesses and organizations – many of which are led by UA alumni. It’s no wonder that a University of Akron degree is now ranked the best long-term investment among all Northeast Ohio public universities.

UA ranked best long-term investmentMAKING MONEY WELL BEFORE GRADUATION.

Payscale.com released its ranking of Best Value Colleges by comparing cost of attendance and earning potential, and determined that The University of Akron is rated the best long-term investment among Northeast Ohio public universities.


School of MusicANOTHER SCHOOL OF MUSIC PERFORMANCE WORTHY OF APPLAUSE.

Our School of Music has a 99% job placement for music teachers. Learn more about our accomplished Fine Arts programs.


College of EngineeringOUR ENGINEERS HAVE THE ANSWERS.
AND APPARENTLY THE JOBS.

The College of Engineering produces some of the most sought-after, job-ready engineering graduates in the country. Learn more about our engineering programs.


MusselsWE DISCOVERED MUSCLE IN MUSSELS.

A team of University of Akron Faculty has received $390,000 in National Science Foundation funding to design and evaluate waterproof medical adhesives inspired by mussels and made from soybean oil. Learn more about our advanced biomimicry technology.


College of Business AdministrationOUR BUSINESS IS CONNECTING CLASSROOMS TO BOARDROOMS.

Our College of Business Administration is ranked in the top 50 nationally among public institutions. Read more about one of the nation's best undergraduate business programs.


Corrosion EngineeringWE TEACH OLD INFRASTRUCTURE NEW TRICKS.

Graduates of our Corrosion Engineering program will be prepared to reduce an estimated $400 billion per year cost of corrosion in the United States, and will design structures for greater performance, safety and reliability. Read more about the country's only Bachelor's degree in Corrosion Engineering.


Mars mining technologyWE'RE MAKING OUT OF THIS WORLD PROGRESS. LITERALLY.

Our NASA Robotics Team finished second overall at the sixth annual NASA Robotic Mining Competition held at Kennedy Space Center in May. Read more about our Mars mining technology earning a nod from NASA.


Top athletics programsEARNING AN A+ IN WINNING.

On the heels of one of the most successful athletic campaigns in program history, The University of Akron was named the recipient of the 2015-16 Reese Trophy as the Mid-American Conference's top men's athletic program. Read more about our program success.


Nationally ranked Audiology programEXCELLENCE THAT'S EXCEPTIONALLY LOUD AND CLEAR.

Our Audiology program is ranked fourth in the nation.


College of Applied Science & TechnologyPRACTICAL SKILLS THAT EARN RESPECT. AND THE SALARY TO MATCH.

Our College of Applied Science & Technology Bachelor's degree graduates earn an average starting salary of $50,000. Learn more about our nationally accredited degree programs.


Emergency Management and Homeland SecurityTODAY'S COURSEWORK: FIRES, FLOODS & FREEDOM.

The University of Akron offers Ohio's only Bachelor's degree in Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Learn more about our unique program.