Apply to Akron!

Apply today to receive automatic consideration for scholarships and admission into our prestigious Williams Honors College.

How to apply as a...


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

How to apply as a new freshman


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.

Apply to the RN to BSN online program


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.

How to apply as a transfer student


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.

How to apply as an adult student


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

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

How to apply as a guest student


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

How to apply as a post-bac


  • B.S./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

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We mark the end of every spring semester with a daylong celebration at the campus center called SpringFest.