International students after graduation ceremony

Tuition & scholarships for international students

Please note: This information is for undergraduate degree applicants (bachelor's and associate's). Costs and funding information for graduate degree applicants (master's, law and PhD) can be found here.

Tuition and personal costs

Estimated annual expenses based on 2023-24 tuition rate:

Tuition & fees $17,359
On-campus room & board * $11,697 (see source)
Health insurance $1,266
Books and personal expenses $2,400
Total $32,722

* The University offers many housing and dining options. The room-and-board charges are estimated using mid-range costs for housing and the most popular meal plan (board), providing two meals a day.

If you bring dependents [spouse and/or child(ren)], add $3,855 per dependent to the total.

Residency: In general, international students are considered out-of-state residents for their entire college career.

If you are an international student with certain special situations, please visit in-state residency for more information.

Tuition and fees details


In addition to our already very affordable cost of attendance, The University of Akron offers a variety of scholarship packages for international students to help them pursue their education.

To be eligible for New Freshman scholarships:

  • You are a high school student or equivalent
  • Have never enrolled in a college/university

Provost’s Scholarship for Transfer Students

The Provost’s Scholarship for Transfer Students is also available for international transfer students. Awarded at levels $1,000 to $2,500 per year. You are automatically considered when you apply for admission as a transfer student.


When do you want to start? Submit your application, application fee and all required items by:
Spring semester
Oct 1
Fall semester
May 1


Contact us with any questions about the scholarships for international students.

Call: +1 330-972-4930