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The University of Akron College of Business

Akron, OH
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The Basics
The University of Akron

Visiting And Contact Information

The University of Akron

CBA 412

Akron, OH 44325-4805

United States

Phone: 330-972-7043

Fax: 330-972-6588

Website

Admissions See more

GETTING IN: SELECTIVE
Applicants:
198
Acceptance Rate:
49%

ENROLLMENT

Total Business School Enrollment:
289
In-State / Out-of-State:
 
In- State
Out of State

INCOMING CLASS PROFILE: COLLEGE STATS

Average Ugrad GPA:
3.25
Average Years of Work Experience:
4
Average GMAT:
572
GMAT Range
530 560 600
GRE Quantitative Range
146 151.8 157
GRE Verbal Range
148 151.2 156
GRE Writing Range
3.5 4.1 5

What admissions factors are very important for this school?

  • Essays
  • GMAT Score
  • GPA
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Work Experience

ADMISSIONS DEADLINES

Regular Decision
July
15
Rolling
July
15
International
June
15

Academics & Programs See more

Student/Faculty Ratio
6:1


Total Faculty
57
Degree Programs
  • 36-48 credit MBA with Concentrations in Finance, Management, Strategic Marketing, International Business, Business Analytics Health Care Management, Global Technological Innovation, Leadership and Organizational Change, Supply Chain Management and Interdisciplinary Studies.
  • 30-36 credit MS Management program with concentrations in Information Systems, Supply Chain Management and Technological Innovation.
  • 30-36 credit Master of Taxation
  • 30-57 credit MSA with options in Professional Accounting and Accounting Information Systems
Top Concentrations
  • Accounting
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Finance
  • Information Systems/Information Technology
  • International Business
  • JD/MBA - Dual Degree
  • Leadership/Management
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management

International

App Fee
$60
Number of countries represented: 26
TOEFL Required?: Yes
Min. Paper TOEFL Score: 550
Min. Computer TOEFL Score: 213
Support Services for int'l students?: Yes
% Int'l Students:
37%
Deadline
June
15
Notification
August
1

Student Body See more

Average Age of Entering Class
28
% Under-represented Minorities
8%
% Full-time Female
42%
% International

37%
In-State / Out-of-State:
Out of State
In State
% Full-time / Part-time
Full-time
Part-time

Career See more

Job Function% of Grads Accepting Jobs
w/in 3 Months
Median Salary
Consulting13%$90,000
Finance / Accounting17%$76,500
Marketing / Sales17%$67,500
Information Technology9%$77,500
Operations / Logistics22%$65,000
Other13%$50,000
General Management9%$97,500

Tuition & Aid See more

Students Receiving Some Form of Aid:
28%
Financial Aid App Deadline
March
1
Average Amount of Total Aid Package to MBA Students:
$15,881

Campus Life & Facilities See more

% Wired Classrooms
100%
School-Supported Research Centers or Resources
  • Standard & Poor’s Research Insight (North America and Global), Compustat ExecuComp, CRSP Financial, SAS, SPSS, LexisNexis Academic, Thompson Financial I/B/E/S, Thompson Reuters Checkpoint, CCH Business and Finance Library, Audit Analytics, BNA Premier, IBIS World, Mergent Online, Thomson One Banker, Gartner Group Reports. We also have the business application Microsoft Dynamics.

Rankings And Lists

  • Best Business Schools (Midwest)
  • More

At a Glance

  • School Type:
    Public
  • Enrollment:
    289
  • ACCSB-Accredited:
    Yes
  • Student Faculty Ratio:
    6:1
  • Total Faculty:
    57
  • Executive MBA:
    No
  • Online MBA:
    No
  • Avg Years of Work Experience:
    4
  • GMAT Range (25-75%):
    530 - 600
  • Average UGrad GPA:
    3.25
  • Rolling Admission:
    Yes
  • Students Receiving Aid:
    28%
  • Financial Aid Deadline:
    03/01

Academics & Programs

  • Student Faculty Ratio:
    6:1
  • Total Faculty:
    57
  • Faculty Full-Time:
    82%
  • Faculty Part-Time:
    18%
  • Part-Time Program:
    Yes
  • Evening Program:
    Yes
  • Executive MBA:
    No
  • Online MBA:
    No
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