Students in a business class at The University of Akron

Tuition and financial aid

A college degree remains a sound investment, especially from The University of Akron. The average graduate with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year university like UA will earn about $1 million more during his or her lifetime than an individual with only a high school diploma.

Students work together on an art project

Tuition and fees

Eighty-one percent of our undergraduates receive some form of financial aid, so the cost estimates below do not typically reflect out-of-pocket expenses.

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The University of Akron awards scholarships and aid amounting to tens of millions of dollars annually. Individual, merit-based awards range from hundreds of dollars to complete, full-ride academic scholarships.