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  • Acceptance Packet received
  • Intent to Enroll form and confirmation fee submitted by May 1
  • FAFSA form for financial assistance completed and submitted (Recommended FAFSA filing date is March 1)
  • Access to electronic on-campus housing application (Freshman housing priority deadline is May 15)
  • Master Institutional Aid Application completed and submitted
  • Enrollment Packet received
    • New Student Orientation (NSO) date assigned
    • Take required placement tests prior to attending NSO
  • UANet ID and password activated
  • Attended New Student Orientation and registered for classes
  • Followed up with Office of Student Financial Aid
  • Tuition payment arranged

Apply for Admission

Apply online at The University of Akron operates under a policy of rolling admissions, so you’ll receive a letter of admission as soon as all your credentials are on file with us and an admission decision has been made. Students have until May 1 to confirm their intent to enroll for the fall semester.

Student typeNew FreshmanNew Freshman
(Age 21 or over)
Admission Application X X X X X X
$40 non-refundable
application fee
Official high school transcripts
or GED score report
ACT or SAT scores X X
If less than 12 credits
Official College Transcripts X
PSEOP work taken
at another institution
Degree Granting

To request a printed copy of the Admission Application, please contact the Office of Admissions at 1-800-655-4884, 330-972-7100 or

Honors College Admission

For information regarding the Honors College admission requirements, as well as instructions on how to apply, please visit

PLEASE NOTE: If you are applying for admission to the Honors College, you also must apply for admission to UA. You can apply online to the University at


Nov. 1 – Early Honors Admission Deadline Feb. 1 – Regular Honors Admission Deadline Contact the Honors College at 330-972-7966, or

Also see Audition and Review, Financial Aid and Scholarships and Tuition Fees