Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Graduate and Undergraduate Programs

The Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences is the largest and oldest degree-granting college at The University of Akron, home to schools, departments, centers and institutes in education, fine arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences.

Interested in becoming a Zip and earning your Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science? Learn more about our academic programs, scholarships and financial aid, and advising opportunities below

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We offer a wide variety of undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees and certificates.

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UA and the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences award more than $250 million in aid annually.

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Academic advising

Your advisor will help you set educational and career goals, and serve as a resource for any support you might need.

Our Commitment to Diversity

The Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences is committed to advancing an inclusive community in which everyone is welcomed, respected, valued and heard. We acknowledge the historical and current structural inequities that present challenges to both the access and success of historically disadvantaged groups. We have developed specific goals and key strategies to strengthen inclusion, diversity, and equity and belonging within our college community.

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