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We look forward to celebrating your achievement during in-person Commencement ceremonies May 7-9 and May 16.

Spring Commencement 

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Students who transfered to The University of Akron

It's easy to transfer to UA

Plus, we offer the Akron Guarantee Scholarship for transfer students. Learn more.

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200+ undergraduate majors

We offer more than 200 in-demand and highly ranked undergraduate majors.

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A roaring campus life

Discover new interests, talents and friends at UA. Explore campus life.

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Careers, internships and more

You'll benefit from our relationships with 7,000 employers and campus partners. Career Services at Akron.

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For high achievers

Students in our prestigious Williams Honors College take advantage of additional academic and research opportunities.

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What will campus be like this fall?

We are planning for significantly more in-person instruction and activities this fall, including residence hall programming, events, speakers, shows, exhibitions, recreation, esports, intramurals, football, soccer, homecoming and more.

Fall preview 


Charles Guthrie, the new director of athletics at Akron

Welcome to Akron!

Charles Guthrie will be UA's next director of athletics. "I promise a relentless pursuit of excellence in everything we do," Guthrie says.

A student talks about her experience in the Choose Ohio First scholarship program.

Exemplary program gets big boost

UA received state's largest grant in support of Choose Ohio First Scholars Program, which helps recruit and graduate more students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.


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Visit in person or virtually

Learn all about academics, scholarships and living on campus during an on-campus visit or one of our many virtual information sessions. Both include campus tours!

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