THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON

Engineering

About 1,200 University of Akron engineering students are placed in co-ops every year

1,106

Number of students placed in co-op last year

The average starting salary of our graduates is $63,365

$63,365

Average starting salary of graduates

We average about $1 million in research funding every month

$1M

Research funding per month

Why Akron?

Engineering student at The University of Akron on a co-op with Marathon Oil

Co-op program 

Blend paid industry work with your studies. Co-ops can lead to full-time employment after graduation.

A student tests a baja car at The College of Engineering at The University of Akron.

Design teams

Rockets or robots? Race cars or remote-control planes? Whatever your interest, we have a design team for you.

Engineering student at The University of Akron

Research

The development of new technologies, breakthroughs, and scientific advances are a routine part of students’ education.

UA ENGINEERS AT WORK

On the job with a structural engineer

What exactly does a structural engineer do?

Learn this and more in this edition of UA Engineers at Work with civil engineering alum Joshua ThomasSee all videos.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

I chose UA because it offered the only corrosion engineering bachelor’s degree program in the country. There was no question I was going to come here.

Rogelio De Las Casas,
majoring in corrosion engineering

University of Akron engineering student Rogelio De Las Casas

Events

The Student Union at The University of Akron

Check out 2020 Visit Day opportunities!

Learn about the enrollment process, academic programs, scholarships, financial assistance, student life and so much more. Learn more and register.

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NEWS

College of Engineering is responding to class cancelations

Director featured in “Boss Ladies of CLE”

Q&A with Heidi Cressman, director of diversity and inclusion in the College of Engineering and Polymer Science

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Two professors wearing the face shields developed and manufactured by College of Engineering students and faculty members.

Faculty 3-D print face shields for students

Engineering faculty got to work to meet the need on campus for face shields.

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The College of Engineering virtual career fair

Virtual Career Fair a success

The College of Engineering and Polymer Science Career Fair goes online.

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