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The University of Akron

The University of Akron ( UAKRON)

Akron, Ohio, United States

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About The University of Akron
According to the school, one of Northeast Ohio's most impactful institutions is The University of Akron. With nearly 20,169 students, more than 300 degree programs and a central location in metropolitan Akron, UA is at the heart of the region's educational and economic resurgence. The University of Akron emphasizes interdisciplinary studies, career-focused programs and in-the-field learning - valuing the arts and humanities as well as science and technology. This focus on educating a diverse population of students, preparing them for rewarding careers and building the economy is the essence of what is known as a polytechnic university. Students learn real-world, problem-solving skills that not only ensure academic achievement, but also enhance personal and professional success.With $69 million in research expenditures, The University of Akron is also known as the public research university for Northeast Ohio and is among the nation's strongest public universities. UA is focused on innovation, entrepreneurship, and investment in community and economic growth, as well as recognized as a world leader in advanced materials research. By building on its established leadership position, and engaging in innovative partnerships with business, industry, and education, UA advances economic development and spurs job creation in Ohio and throughout the nation. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recently recognized UA's partnerships with the community as the only Northeast Ohio public university to have earned a Community Engagement Classification in both Curricular Engagement and Outreach and Partnerships.Since 1914, The University of Akron has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and it is currently classified at the highest level as a comprehensive, doctoral-degree-granting institution. Today, more than 168,000 UA alumni live and work around the world.
Degree Offered
Masters, Bachelors
Admission Session
Fall, Rolling, Spring, Summer
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University Setting Urban
Major City Akron
Nearest Airports Cleveland (40 Miles)
Geographic Region Great Lakes

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Key Facts and Figures
Total Students 20,169
International Students 1,553
Courses 62+
Acceptance Ratio 93%
Estimated Expenses Per Year
Expenses Per Year Cost in USD in INR (Approx.)
Room and Board 12296 USD 8.85 Lakhs
Books and Supplies 1000 USD 72 Thousands
Transportation 1600 USD 1.15 Lakhs
Personal Expenses 300 USD 21.60 Thousands
Course Fee 33768 USD 24.31 Lakhs
Total Costs 48964 USD 35.25 Lakhs

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Address / Geo Location
302 Buchtel Common, Akron, Ohio, 44325
Average Monthly Temperature
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-6.61 1.28
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30.5 47.9
4.5 15.61
40.1 60.1
10.56 21.94
51 71.5
15.44 26.56
59.8 79.8
17.89 28.83
64.2 83.9
17.06 27.56
62.7 81.6
13.33 23.44
56 74.2
7.17 16.67
44.9 62
2.06 9.89
35.7 49.8
-3.33 3.78
26 38.8
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