Esports Scholarship

Are you interested in esports and gaming? Well, we have a scholarship just for you! Any prospective high school student and all incoming freshman are eligible to apply.

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Certificate in Esports Business

The University of Akron College of Business is offering an undergraduate level Certificate in Esports Business in response to the need for business professionals in the esports industry.

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Esports certificate in Esports Buisiness at The university of Akron

Want to design games?

If you are interested in CREATING games check out our course Interactive Game & Game Engine Design: 3460:316 where you will be introduced to basic concepts and techniques, and learn how to design and implement interactive computer games and game engines.

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VARSITY TEAMS

UA has collegiate varsity teams for each of the following games: League of Legends, Rocket League, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Overwatch, Hearthstone, Rainbow Six Siege, Fortnite and recently added Valorant.

League of Legends logo varsity team at University of Akron
Rocket League logo, collegiate champs at University of Akron
Hearthstone logo varsity team at University of Akron
Rainbow Seige Six logo varsity team at University of Akron
Counterstrike global offensive logo varsity team at University of Akron
Fortnite logo, varsity team at University of Akron
Valorant logo varsity team at University of Akron
League of Legends logo varsity team at University of Akron
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ABOUT UA ESPORTS

Esports varsity jersey for The University of Akron

UA is one of the first 50 universities in the country to compete at a varsity level and we also offer club, and recreational gaming programs.

UA's varsity teams compete against other universities in League of Legends, Overwatch, CS:GO, Hearthstone and Rocket League. Our club program will include the aforementioned games and even more titles such as Fortnite, Rainbow Six Siege and Super Smash Bros. Melee.

We are recruiting players to fill slots on our varsity teams, fill out this form if you're interested. Scholarships will be awarded to varsity members. Players of all abilities are sought for intercollegiate and recreational competition on club teams.

Not a gamer but still interested? We're looking for students in engineering, computer science, communications, health and wellness, and other fields to help build our esports arenas, broadcast games, design materials, and assist with training and nutrition. All are welcome!

The University of Akron Esports ranked one of 50 world class college esports programs.