Rise with us!


Looking for the best college experience in engineering and technology? UA offers:

  • rigorous, hands-on coursework,
  • real world experience with our co-op and job placement programs, and
  • opportunities to make the world a better place.

We're preparing our fall 2022 admissions application. Be among the first to apply. We can notify you when the application is live.

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Stronger than ever

100+ years of excellence

From our historic co-op program to groundbreaking research in emerging fields such as sustainability,  we’ve been launching careers and solving real-world problems for more than a century.

And we’re not slowing down.

Our recently expanded and strengthened College of Engineering and Polymer Science offers a wide range of cutting-edge degree programs, all preparing you to rise to your potential as an engineer.

Our next invention? Your future as an engineer or computer scientist.

Design your custom Akron Experience by choosing from a wide range of undergraduate degree programs in engineering, engineering technology, as well as computer information systems, and computer science.

“I love UA! My professors want me to succeed and are always willing to help. I have been offered so many amazing opportunities to become a better student and engineer here.”

—Kelly Purgason, majoring in biomedical engineering

Endless possibilities

Engineering students in the lab at The University of Akron

Whether it be building race cars and rockets on our award-winning design teams or working with Fortune 500 companies through the country’s fifth-oldest co-op program, the possibilities for real-world experience are nearly unlimited.

Our Co-op and Placement Office staff provide year-round support, helping you secure paid co-op positions, develop interview and resume skills, and land a full-time job.

Exceptional and inclusive education

Our experienced faculty members are passionate about helping you achieve great things. Join them as an undergraduate researcher, working in state-of-the-art labs and centers to solve real-world engineering challenges in an inclusive community that appreciates your unique background and experience.

ENGINEERING MAJORS

  • Aerospace Systems Engineering
  • Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Construction Engineering Technology
  • Corrosion Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Surveying and Mapping

More about UA's engineering majors.

COMPUTING MAJORS

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Networking, Digital Forensics and Programming
  • Cybersecurity

More about UA's computing majors.

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We can let you know when our admissions application is live

When you apply early, you will be among the first to receive scholarship consideration. We're preparing our admissions application.

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