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We're making it easy to become a Zip

  • Apply for admission and complete your FAFSA by Feb. 1 to receive an automatic $500 scholarship
  • Application fee waived for high school seniors
  • No SAT or ACT required
  • Automatic scholarship consideration

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Take the first step to being a Zip. Apply now: Undergraduate | Graduate | Law.

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It's easy to transfer to UA

Plus, we offer the Akron Guarantee Scholarship for transfer students. Learn more.

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200+ undergraduate majors

We offer more than 200 in-demand and highly ranked undergraduate majors.

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A roaring campus life

Discover new interests, talents and friends at UA. Explore campus life.

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Careers, internships and more

You'll benefit from our relationships with 7,000 employers and campus partners. Career Services at Akron.

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For high achievers

Students in our prestigious Williams Honors College take advantage of additional academic and research opportunities.

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15 ways we have changed the world

From the establishment of the world’s first rubber chemistry classes in 1909 to the creation of a ground-breaking Ph.D. program in biomimicry, we celebrate 15 ways we have kept our promises and changed the world since our founding 150 years ago.


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Sealing the deal

Joey Esker, a Williams Honors Scholar, says if you’re a hard worker, and love meeting new people, UA's Honors College is a great place for you. "I’ve really felt at home and welcomed here."

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Among the best in business education

Akron has one of the top 100 undergraduate business schools in the country, and fourth in Ohio, according to Poets&Quants for Undergrads in its newly unveiled 2021 rankings.


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Visit us virtually

Learn all about academics, scholarships and living on campus during one of our many virtual information sessions. We even offer campus tours!

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