Your future, your home
We're making it easier to become an Akron Zip
Life has changed for many of us. But it doesn't have to change your college plans. Here's how we're helping to make it easy for you to apply to college and be a Zip.
Updated admissions requirements and assistance
1. $50 APPLICATION FEE WAIVED
2. SAT and ACT TESTING NOT REQUIRED
SAT and ACT test scores are not required for admission today through the 2021 admissions year (2021 spring, summer or fall semesters). See answers to your questions about our test-optional admissions requirements.
3. HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS
We realize school transcripts may be delayed. We will work with high schools to make sure this doesn’t affect admission consideration.
4. IN-PERSON AND VIRTUAL TOURS
Visiting campus is an important part of the college process. We are now offering safe, in-person daily information sessions most weekdays. Alternatively, you may choose to experience UA from wherever you are with our virtual tours and information sessions.
6. FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE
The Office of Student Financial Aid is available to assist students/parents anytime day or night. Visit our financial aid site or call 330-972-7032.
7. YOUR UA ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR
Ths UA admissions team is available to help you understand how to apply to college, weigh your options and make your final decision during these times. Please reach out to your admissions counselor or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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How to apply to college at UA as a…
You are a high school student, or graduated from high school or earned a GED less than 5 years ago.
You are taking, or have completed, classes at another college and want to complete your degree at UA. You may have already earned an associate degree and seek another, or a bachelor's degree.
It has been more than five years since you graduated from high school or earned a G.E.D., and you have never attended college.
Qualifying Ohio students in grades 7-12 can earn both secondary school and college credit, free!
You attend another college and want to take a few classes at UA before returning to your college.
You have a bachelor's degree and want to take more undergrad classes toward another degree.
- Pathway to M.D.
- 60+ enrollment
- Certificate seeking
- Wanting to enroll at other UA sites in Northeast Ohio
- Wanting to re-enroll at UA
- Admission for special students who wish to take particular courses and are not working toward a degree
Options to help you afford college
We’re committed to supporting you as you pursue your education. If you’re wondering how you’re going to pay for college, we want you to know you have options.
FEATURED: LIFE AS A ZIP ON INSTAGRAM
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Hey! I am Brad, I am a second year Studying Construction Engineering Technology. I had an amazing first year here at Akron, and I am excited for becoming more involved and creating awesome memories this year. I enjoy hanging with friends and becoming involved on and off campus. I enjoy riding my long board around campus so don’t hesitate saying hey! - Brad #lifeasazip
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The University of Akron
Office of Admissions
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Akron, OH 44325-2001