The University of Akron College of Engineering and Polymer Science visit day

Sept 24th
for Future Engineers



stronger than ever

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



Future engineers placed in co-op positions each year

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

Future forward


Average starting salary for engineering and engineering tech graduates

We average about $1 million in research funding every month



2020 graduates participated in at least one form of experiential learning

Why Akron?

Engineering student from The University of Akron at their co-op with Swagelok

Co-op program

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

A student poses with a project plane she is using in aeronautics in 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 performing research


The development of new technologies, breakthroughs, and scientific advances are a routine part of our college engineering programs.


On the job with a corrosion engineer

What exactly does a corrosion engineer do?

Well, Madeline Lee gets to float over a shark infested pit. Hear how being a corrosion engineer led to her shark encounter and many other cool places!

Meet other UA engineering grads on the job


I chose UA over colleges in my home state because of the amazing success of the design teams, the level of engagement between professors and students, and scholarships. UA offers a highly respected education at a great value.

Riley Dodds,
majoring in civil engineering

University of Akron engineering student Rogelio De Las Casas


The Student Union at The University of Akron

You have to see our campus!

Learn about the enrollment process, academic programs, scholarships, financial assistance, student life and so much more. See opportunities to visit in person or virtually.

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Dr. Jie Zheng was awarded $361,000 from the National Science Foundation to support his research on neurodegenerative diseases.

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An engineering student works in a research center lab.

New research center at UA to meet industry needs

The Center for Precision Manufacturing will improve traditional manufacturing processes while providing a learning environment for students.

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