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CHOOSE TO RISE

AKRON: A GREAT PLACE TO LEARN, ACHIEVE AND THRIVE

 

AKRON IS AFFORDABLE

Out-of-state student scholarships and tuition

THE AKRON ADVANTAGE AWARD

A student from Pennsylvania who attends the University of Akron

Live outside Ohio? Have a 3.00+ GPA?

GREAT NEWS—you automatically qualify for two scholarships:

  1. A $3,000 Akron Advantage Award. The Akron Advantage Award is an exclusive out-of-state student scholarship that is renewable as long as you maintain good academic standing. This award will reduce your cost of tuition from $15,500 to $12,500.
  2. You will also receive a Presidential Scholarship with annual award amounts between $3,000 and $7,500. No additional application is required.

Estimate your cost lower on this page.

AKRON IS CLOSE TO HOME

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We are one hour from Cleveland, minutes from the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and closer than you think to your home.

Drive time to Akron from:

  • Charlotte, 7 hours
  • Detroit, 3 hours
  • Nashville, 7.5 hours
  • New York City, 7 hours
  • Pittsburgh, 2 hours
  • Philadephia, 6 hours
  • Toledo, 2 hours
  • Washington, D.C., 5.5 hours

STUDENT LIFE

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ADMISSIONS

We offer outstanding academics at an affordable price. Take the first step to becoming a Zip.

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MAJORS

Find what moves you. We offer 200+ degrees, many renowned for their excellence.

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HOME SWEET HOME

Check out our award-winning residence halls

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CAMPUS PULSE

Explore what student life is like on our amazing campus.

Akron has it all

With the attractions of a big city and the affordability of a small town, Akron has it all.

Our beautiful, green campus is embedded in the heart of Ohio’s fifth-largest city. Enjoy a vibrant downtown with museums, stores, restaurants, and music and sports venues.

Plus, we’re surrounded by thousands of businesses, including Fortune 500 companies, giving you access to internships, co-ops and careers.

ASK US!

Text us your questions any time: 330-574-7727

or write to admissions@uakron.edu or call 330-972-7100.

AFFORDABLE AKRON

Figure out your true costs

Starting tuition

$15,500

Akron Advantage Award

Renewable up to four years and $12,000 total.
Minimum requirement: 3.00+ GPA

$3,000 per year

Presidential Scholarship

Minimum requirement: 3.00+ GPA

$3,000 to $7,500 per year

NOTE – We review our scholarship programs annually. This information is for the academic year of fall 2022 and spring 2023.