We are a nationally-recognized STEM-intensive university located in Akron, Ohio. We have about 23,000 students representing 45 U.S. states and 92 countries. Our students are a culturally diverse group and they come from a broad economic spectrum.

International students at UA

UA by the numbers

18,802 undergraduate students

  • 387 international undergraduate students

2,837 graduate students

  • 751 international graduate students

19:1 student-faculty ratio

72% of classes have fewer than 30 students

Top degrees for international students

Most popular degrees for international students

See all our degrees

Get involved at UA

Get involved at UA

A fun run in downtown Akron

About the city of Akron

The city of Akron offers a vibrant downtown, serene parks, and events and venues that appeal to almost every interest. Check out what you can discover in Akron and the region.

Living on campus

Living on campus

You're sure to enjoy your new "home away from home" in one of UA's 10 residence halls. Choose from a variety of on-campus living styles: traditional with shared facilities, or apartment-like living with kitchens and private baths. With free high-speed Internet, cable TV access, and free laundry facilities, you’ll be living the good life. Plus, UA offers dining plans that suit your individual needs, including flexible Dining Dollars. There are also numerous off-campus living options.



Safety is a top priority at UA, as indicated by the dozens of safety programs and services in place to help protect, inform and empower our students.


Health and wellness

We have an on-campus health clinic, called Student Health Services, that provides quality, cost-effective, culturally competent and compassionate health care and health education. We also have a modern on-campus recreation center for students.

Take a virtual tour of UA's campus!

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