University of Akron Main Campus

University of Akron Main Campus Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is University of Akron Main Campus Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

University of Akron Main Campus was awarded 174 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is geropsychology.

Overall Quality

University of Akron Main Campus is ranked #1,677 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

University of Akron Main Campus also holds the #62 spot on the Best Colleges in Ohio ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into University of Akron Main Campus?

Acceptance Rate

Because it has a high acceptance rate of 93%, some consider University of Akron Main Campus to be a safety school. But don't just assume that admittance is in the bag. Make sure to spend enough time on your application so that it is in tip-top shape.

Average Test Scores

About 2% of students accepted to University of Akron Main Campus submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 640. Math scores were between 480 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Akron Main Campus  ( 510 to 640 )
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SAT Math Scores for University of Akron Main Campus  ( 480 to 640 )
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University of Akron Main Campus received ACT scores from 97% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Akron Main Campus  ( 19 to 26 )
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University of Akron Main Campus Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At University of Akron Main Campus, this ratio is 18 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Akron Main Campus is 51%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  51 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Akron Main Campus

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at University of Akron Main Campus is 71%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  71 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at University of Akron Main Campus is 13%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  13 out of 100
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University of Akron Main Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 14,794 undergraduates at University of Akron Main Campus with 11,641 being full-time and 3,153 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Akron Main Campus Cost?

The overall average net price of University of Akron Main Campus is $17,792. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for University of Akron Main Campus

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$14,816 $15,803 $18,630 $20,582 $20,537

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of University of Akron Main Campus, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At University of Akron Main Campus, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $6,822 a year. That adds up to $27,288 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at University of Akron Main Campus is 10.0%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do University of Akron Main Campus Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from University of Akron Main Campus make about $36,500 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 8% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of University of Akron Main Campus

University of Akron Main Campus is a public institution situated in Akron, Ohio. The city atmosphere of Akron makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for University of Akron Main Campus are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 302 Buchtel Common, Akron, OH 44325-4702
Phone: 330-972-7111
Website: www.uakron.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversityofAkron
Twitter: https://twitter.com/uakron

University of Akron Main Campus Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 127 majors graduated from University of Akron Main Campus. Of these students, 3,307 received undergraduate degrees and 991 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 220 $56,300
Business Administration & Management 210 $44,200
Mechanical Engineering 197 $64,500
Marketing 110 $37,800
Accounting 102 $45,100
General Biology 101 $29,900
General Psychology 97 $27,000
Special Education 85 $32,700
Chemical Engineering 81 $67,200
Social Work 79 $28,200

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Akron Main Campus along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at University of Akron Main Campus

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2018-2019, 6,530 students took at least one online class at University of Akron Main Campus. This is an increase from the 6,102 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 6,530 996
2017-2018 6,102 802
2016-2017 5,109 816
2015-2016 4,002 706
2013-2014 2,900 725

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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