Students in a business class at The University of Akron

Tuition and financial aid

A college degree remains a sound investment, especially from The University of Akron. The average graduate with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year university like UA will earn about $1 million more during his or her lifetime than an individual with only a high school diploma.

Students work together on an art project

Tuition and fees

Eighty-one percent of our undergraduates receive some form of financial aid, so the cost estimates below do not typically reflect out-of-pocket expenses.

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NEW FOR 2021!


UA will award an automatic $500 “Early App Scholarship” to every new undergraduate student who applies for admission and completes the FAFSA by Jan. 4, 2021.


The University of Akron awards scholarships and aid amounting to tens of millions of dollars annually. Individual, merit-based awards range from hundreds of dollars to complete, full-ride academic scholarships.