Tuition & scholarships for international students
Please note: This information is for undergraduate degree applicants (bachelor's and associate's). Costs and funding information for graduate degree applicants (master's, law and PhD) can be found here.
Tuition and personal costs
Estimated annual expenses based on 2023-24 tuition rate:
|Tuition & fees||$16,000|
|On-campus room & board *||$11,070 (see source)|
* The University offers many housing and dining options. The room-and-board charges are estimated using mid-range costs for housing and the most popular meal plan (board), providing two meals a day.
If you bring dependents [spouse and/or child(ren)], add $3,405 per dependent to the total.
Residency: In general, international students are considered out-of-state residents for their entire college career. If you are an international student with certain special situations, please visit in-state residency for more information.
In addition to our already very affordable cost of attendance, The University of Akron offers a variety of scholarship packages for international students to help them pursue their education.
For new freshman only, the following three scholarships are available:
To be eligible for New Freshman scholarships:
- You are a high school student or equivalent
- Have never enrolled in a college/university
Akron Presidential Scholarship
The Akron Presidential Scholarship is awarded at levels between $1,000 and $7,500 in the first year. Learn more.
Akron Advantage is a tuition surcharge waiver.
Out-of-state recipients of the Akron Presidential Scholarship (both international students and out-of-state American students) will automatically receive an annual $3,000 tuition surcharge waiver. So if you receive the minimum $1,000 Akron Presidential Scholarship in the first year, you will save $16,000 in total cost of attendance in four years. If you receive the maximum $7,500 in the first year, you will save $42,000 in total cost of attendance in four years.
- There is no separate application
- See more for out-of-state students
Provost’s Scholarship for Transfer Students
The Provost’s Scholarship for Transfer Students is also available for international transfer students. Awarded at levels $1,000 to $2,500 per year. You are automatically considered when you apply for admission as a transfer student.
|When do you want to start?||Submit your application, application fee and all required items by:|
Contact us with any questions about the scholarships for international students.
Call: +1 330-972-4930