Apply as a transfer student

What is a transfer student? Transfer students have attended or are attending a college or university after graduating from high school and would like to transfer to The University of Akron.


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Questions? Call us at 330-972-7009 [toll-free at 1-855-828-7267] or visit the Transfer and Adult Student Enrollment Center.


Step 1

Apply online using one of three options:

Step 2

Submit a non-refundable $50 application fee. The fee is waived for those who served in the military.

Step 3

Submit official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions of higher learning that you've attended. Your transcripts are required to be signed or certified by the Registrar. Mail application documents and transcripts to:

The University of Akron
Office of Admissions
Akron, OH 44325-2001

Step 4

If you have not earned an associate degree, please submit your high school transcripts or an official GED score report.

If you're under age 21 and have completed fewer than 24 college/university credit hours, please submit ACT or SAT scores along with your high school transcripts.

Step 5

Log in to My Akron to check the status of your application.


After you've been admitted, follow these steps to enroll

Contact us!

The Transfer and Adult Student Enrollment Center is here to assist you.

Location: Simmons Hall 211, Akron, OH 44325-2001

Local: 330-972-7009

Toll Free: 1-855-828-7267
Fax: 330-972-7676


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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