Our colleges and schools

We have 11 colleges and schools, offering undergraduate, graduate and professional programs.

An art professor with a student in the School of Art

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

The Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences is the largest and oldest degree-granting college at the University, home to more than 20 schools and departments and nine centers and institutes.

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College of Applied Science and Technology

The College of Applied Science and Technology offers a wide range of associate and bachelor’s degrees providing practical skills for in-demand careers.

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College of Business Administration

Through connections with top businesses and executives, the College of Business Administration (CBA) prepares students to become competent and responsible professionals and leaders.

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Students working on a project in the College of Engineering

College of Engineering

The College of Engineering produces some of the most sought-after, job-ready engineering graduates in the country.

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College of Health Professions

The College of Health Professions brings together the University's well-established and highly regarded programs in dietetics and nutrition, nursing, social work, speech-language pathology and audiology, and sport science and wellness education.

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College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering

The College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering is one of the biggest and best-known research and academic programs in the world devoted to the study of polymers.

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The Goodyear Polymer Building is home to many graduate students at The University of Akron

The Graduate School

Study with leading researchers, artists, educators and strategists to attain a degree of mastery that will help open doors to the career you really want.

Graduate School site

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LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education

The LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education, in collaboration with K-12 partners, provides preservice teachers with valuable experience through field and coursework in urban, suburban and rural teaching settings.

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The C. Blake McDowell Law Center at The University of Akron

School of Law

The School of Law – housed in the recently renovated, debt-free, $21 million C. Blake McDowell Law Center – provides a top-ranked legal education with flexible degree options.

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The Williams Honors College at The University of Akron

Williams Honors College

The Williams Honors College is a special intellectual community with a small-college feel that provides high-achieving students from a variety of backgrounds with extraordinary academic experiences.

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Students from Wayne College, part of the University of Akron

Wayne College

Based in Orrville, Wayne College is a branch campus known for excellent teaching with an emphasis on individualized attention.

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Buchtel Hall on The University of Akron campus houses our administrative functions

Undergraduate Admissions

UA offers one of the best values in public higher education, with a stellar faculty and exceptional experiences in and out of the classroom.

Undergraduate Admissions