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.

The $50 application fee is currently being waived.

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

New freshman
You are a high school student, or have completed high school or equivalent and have never enrolled in a college/university.

Common App
International UG application

You are taking, or have completed, classes at another college/university and want to complete your degree at UAkron. You may have already earned an associate degree and seek another, or a bachelor's degree.
Use the International UG application
Post-baccalaureate (post-bac)
You have an equivalent U.S. bachelor's degree and want to take more undergrad classes toward another degree.
Use the International UG application
Exchange students are nominated by exchange partner institutions and will study for 1 or 2 semesters at UAkron.
Use the International UG application
You attend another college/university and want to take a few classes at UAkron before returning to your college/university.
Use the International UG 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.