Apply to The University of Akron

This page is for students who want to earn a bachelor's or associate degree. If you want to earn a master's degree, law degree or Ph.D., use this page instead.

1. Apply and submit documents

Before you begin the application, learn about required application materials.

A $50 application fee is required. Pay it here if you have not paid it already.

Applicants must apply by the deadline. Applications started or finished after the deadline have no guarantee of being reviewed in time. See the application deadlines.

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Type of student

How to apply

Freshman and transfer students

Use the Common App

Post-bac, adult, guest and exchange students

Use the UA application

2. Check application status

After you have submitted your application, check your status to ensure we have all your documents. To check your application status or update your application, send an email to

The University of Akron operates on a rolling admission basis. The decision will come about three weeks after we have received ALL your materials. You will receive your admission decision by email.

Please note: For your benefit and protection, we will only discuss applications with the applicant and those that the applicant has given us written permission to communicate information.

3. Confirm your enrollment

If you receive an email saying you have been admitted, complete the following Intent to Enroll document to confirm your seat at The University of Akron.

4. Plan to come to UA

Click after admission to find out what you need to do to receive your I-20 and visa, and prepare to come to Akron.