Applying to The University of Akron

The college experience is different for everyone, and it all starts in admissions.

New freshman

You are a high school student, or graduated from high school or earned a GED less than 5 years ago.

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You are taking, or have completed, classes at another college and want to complete your degree at UA. You may have already earned an associates and seek another, or a bachelor's.

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College Credit Plus

Qualifying Ohio students in grades 7-12 can earn both secondary school and college credit, free!

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It has been more than 5 years since you graduated from high school or earned a G.E.D., and you have never attended college.

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You attend another college and want to take a few classes at UA before returning to your college.

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You have a bachelor's degree and want to take more undergrad classes toward another degree.

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  • B.S./M.D.
  • 60+ enrollment
  • How to enroll at other UA sites in Northeast Ohio
  • Admission for special students who wish to take particular courses and are not working toward a degree

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RN to BSN online

You are an RN (or will soon become an RN) and wish to complete your BSN via ONLINE learning. RNs who wish to attend classes in a traditional campus classroom setting should complete the transfer application.

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Akron, OH 44325-2001

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Fall semester 2016: Monday, Aug. 29

Spring semester 2017: Tuesday, Jan. 17

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