We all have to check the "other" box once in a while. The admissions process is different for everyone, but rest assured, you can find your place at The University of Akron.

Special programs

Special Students

  • Admission for someone who wishes to take particular courses but is not working toward a degree.
  • Special students are limited to 2 semesters.

Start the application

Students at other locations

To attend one of these UA locations, indicate your intention on your application for admission

  • Wayne College
  • Medina County University Center
  • Midpoint Campus Center
  • UA-Lakewood
  • Holmes County

For Distance Learning, apply through the Office of Admissions. When you register for classes, select Distance Learning as a Mode of Instruction.

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Additional application types

  • You are a high school student, or graduated from high school or earned a GED less than 5 years ago, apply as a new freshman
  • You are taking, or have completed, classes at another college and want to complete your degree at UA. You may have already earned an associates and seek another, or a bachelor's, apply as a transfer student
  • It has been more than 5 years since you graduated from high school or earned a G.E.D., and you have never attended college, apply as an adult

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