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Emily Armbrust

The rocket team’s latest venture – building their first liquid engine

Members of The University of Akron’s rocketry team, the Akronauts, are no stranger to lofty goals and hard work. They are currently working on a rocket they will attempt to fly to 30,000 feet at the Spaceport America Cup in New Mexico.

Experience Akron Engineering

There are endless possibilities as an engineering major at The University of Akron. From traditional programs steeped in our 108-year-old legacy to newer programs like aerospace systems and corrosion engineering, to design teams and co-ops, we offer a wide range of educational opportunities for future engineers. You will love it here.


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Average starting salary for engineering and engineering tech graduate (May 2020)


Total engineering and computing student organizations and design teams


At UA you will have so many opportunities for hands on experience in engineering. In fact, 100% of the May 2020 graduates participated in at least one form of experiential learning. This includes co-ops, internships, senior capstone projects, and undergraduate research. When you’re a Zip, the possibilities are endless.

Engineering student from The University of Akron at their co-op with Swagelok


Blend paid industry work with your studies. Co-ops can lead to full-time employment after graduation from our engineer college.

A student poses with a project plane she is using in aeronautics in The College of Engineering at The University of Akron.

Design Teams

Rockets or robots? Race cars or remote-control planes? Whatever your interest, we have a design team for you.

Engineering student at The University of Akron performing research


The development of new technologies, breakthroughs, and scientific advances are a routine part of our college engineering programs.

Everyone Rises


Not all accreditations are created equal. With ABET accreditation, students, parents, employers, and the community can be confident that a program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce. Accreditation matters. Learn why.

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Engineering Events

You have to see our campus! Learn about the enrollment process, academic programs, scholarships, financial assistance, student life and so much more. See opportunities to visit in person or virtually.