University of Akron Main Campus

General Information

Website www.uakron.edu
Address 302 Buchtel Common
City Akron
State OH
Zip 44325-4702
Locale City: Midsize

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 66%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 14.3%
Five-year graduation rate 33.7%
Six-year graduation rate 40.6%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 26.4%

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Research High
Size: Number of Undergraduates 19,710
Endowment Assets $238,791,525
Minority-Serving Institution Not Applicable
Athletic Conference Mid-American Conference
Accrediting Agency North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Net Price Calculator Website www.uakron.edu/finaid/
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 12%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 3.10
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 520 (25th - 75th percentile = 450 - 590)
Median SAT Math 540 (25th - 75th percentile = 470 - 610)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 21.5 (25th - 75th percentile = 18 - 25)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 96.5%
In-State Tuition and Fees $10,054
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $18,418
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $23,956
Average Net Price After Grants $16,111
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $7,369
Median earnings 10 years after entry $34,800
Median debt of completers $26,812
Federal Loan Default Rate 12.6%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 42.6%
% Underrepresented Minority 15.2%
% Black 12.9%
% Latino 2.2%
% Native American 0.2%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.1%
% Asian 2.3%
% White 74.2%
% Two or More Races 3.0%
% Other 5.2%
% Noresident Aliens 2.3%
% Female 47.3%
% Male 52.7%
% Age 25 and Over 16.0%
% Part-time 22.5%