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The University of Akron

Akron, OH 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate83%

About The University of Akron

The University of Akron is a public, state university in the city of Akron, Ohio. The University of Akron was founded in 1870. The college enrolls around 13,465 students per year, including 11,365 undergrad students.

The University of Akron Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into The University of Akron. The acceptance rate at The University of Akron is 83%. Out of 12,282 applications received in 2022, 10,178 students were offered admission.

The University of Akron Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 83%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 18%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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The University of Akron is located in the city of Akron, Ohio, near Cleveland.

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College Info

302 Buchtel Common http://www.uakron.edu/ Akron, OH 44325

Campus Setting: Urban

The University of Akron Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to The University of Akron is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to The University of Akron is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

The University of Akron SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

970 - 1220


Math SAT Range

490 - 620


Reading SAT Range

490 - 610

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1220 and Above


970 to 1220


970 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for The University of Akron students is 1103. Applicants with SAT scores of 1220 and above have a good chance of being admitted to The University of Akron, while applicants with SAT scores between 970 to 1220 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 970 have a low chance of being offered a spot at The University of Akron.

The University of Akron Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at The University of Akron is like? There are approximately 13,465 students enrolled at The University of Akron, including 11,365 undergraduate students and 2,100 graduate students. 76% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from OH and 7% percent of students are from other states.


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