Scholarships and Financial Aid
In support of academic excellence, both The University of Akron and the College of Business (CoB) offer a wide variety of scholarships to help students in their educational pursuits. These scholarships are provided by corporations, foundations, professional organizations, faculty, alumni and other individuals.
CoB staff performed an analysis of working 15 hours or less each week while taking 15 credits each semester. The case for 15 explains the value this path, in which a student could wind up saving more than $40,000.
College of Business
The University of Akron offers scholarships specifically for CoB majors, as well as other, general scholarships. Learn about available awards.
For information about the many sources of financial aid and work-study opportunities available to all UA students, go to the Office of Student Financial Aid.
Off-Campus and On-Campus Jobs
Many of our students work as they are attending the CoB. Listed below are resources for finding work.
Jobs off campus
- Jobs Off Campus. A variety of job placement opportunities and resources are available for enrolled students who wish to work off-campus while in school and for graduating students who are looking for permanent employment. Learn more on the Career Center's site and the Student Employment site.
- Internships. Internship and cooperative education opportunities allow students to be paid and gain relevant work experience and knowledge about their future careers. Contact the CoB Internship Coordinator to begin your search.
- Part-time, Off-Campus Employment. See opportunities for part-time, off-campus employment through UA's Office of Student Employment.
- Job Search Assistance. The Career Center provides job placement and resume editing services, and it hosts career fairs and other events throughout the year. The Career Center also has a career-search database called Career Link offered to students and alumni free of charge.
Jobs On Campus
Many departments and offices need to hire students to help with a variety of tasks.
Student assistants generally are paid positions. As a student assistant your duties could include monitoring a front desk or reception area, answering phones, delivering mail and packages to different campus buildings, making photocopies and assisting with other office functions. To attain a position as a student assistant, view the list of job openings or check with a department or college for openings.
Tuition and Fees
To see the current tuition rates and fees for undergraduate students, visit the Office of Student Accounts page.