Our colleges and schools

Our colleges and schools offer top-ranked and in-demand undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs.  

An art professor with a student in the School of Art

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

The Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences is the largest and oldest degree-granting college at the University, home to departments, schools, centers and institutes in education, fine arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences.

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College of Business Administration

Through connections with top businesses and executives, the College of Business Administration prepares students to become competent and responsible professionals and leaders. 

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Students working on a project in the College of Engineering

College of Engineering and Polymer Science 

The College of Engineering and Polymer Science produces some of the country’s most coveted engineering graduates, offers cutting-edge computing programs, and is a global leader in polymer education and research. 

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A professor makes a point during a lecture in the College of Health Professions

College of Health and Human Sciences

The College of Health and Human Sciences brings together the University’s well-established and highly regarded programs in allied health, counseling, disaster science and emergency services, exercise and nutrition sciences, nursing, social work and family sciences, and speech-language pathology and audiology.  

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The Goodyear Polymer Building is home to many graduate students at The University of Akron

The Graduate School

Study with leading researchers, artists, educators and strategists to attain a degree of mastery that will help open doors to the career you really want.

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The C. Blake McDowell Law Center at The University of Akron

School of Law

The School of Law is acclaimed for its practicality, flexibility, ideal size, affordability and overall quality.  

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The Williams Honors College at The University of Akron

Williams Honors College

The Williams Honors College is a special intellectual community with a small-college feel that provides high-achieving students from a variety of backgrounds with extraordinary academic experiences.

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Students from Wayne College, part of the University of Akron

Wayne College

Based in Orrville, Wayne College is a branch campus known for excellent teaching with an emphasis on individualized attention.

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Buchtel Hall on The University of Akron campus houses our administrative functions

Undergraduate Admissions

UA offers one of the best values in public higher education, with a stellar faculty and exceptional experiences in and out of the classroom.

Undergraduate Admissions