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The University of Akron

Academics and Majors

Akron Students Say...

A “growing, exciting, and really diverse institution with a tremendous vision for the future,” the University of Akron serves nearly 17,000 undergraduates, most in career-oriented programs. Business is one of the largest undergraduate departments here; engineering, however, is the most well-renowned, enjoying an excellent reputation in mechanical a... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

The University of Akron

Akron, OH 44325-2001

United States

Phone: 330-972-7100

Fax: 330-972-7022

Website

Majors & Special Programs
Academic Rating: 66
Most Popular Majors: Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mechanical Engineering
All Majors: Accounting
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
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Degrees Offered: Certificate
Associate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Master's
Post-Master's certificate
Doctoral
Combined Degree Programs: BA/MD
Other Joint Degree Programs: RN/MSN in Nursing, BS/MS in Accounting and Math
Special Study Options: Accelerated
Cooperative
Distance Learning
Double Major
ESL
External Degree
Honors Program
IndependentStudy
Internship
Student Designed Major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification
Weekend College

Other Special Study Options:
Undergraduates may take graduate level courses. Co-Op Programs: Arts, Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Family and Consumer Sciences, Humanities, Natural Science, Technologies. Dual Enrollment offered for select graduate level programs.
Required Coursework: Arts/fine arts
Computer literacy
English (including composition)
Foreign languages
History
Humanities
Mathematics
Sciences (biological or physical)
Social science

Other required coursework:
Communication Cultural Diversity
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Online Courses
Online Courses Offered:Yes

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Faculty & Class Information
Student Faculty Ratio:20:1
Total Faculty:1675
     Minority:238
     Women:815
     Men:860
     International:55
Full-time & part-time faculty with Phds:906
Classes Taught by TAs:4%
Most Frequent Class Size:20 - 29
Most Frequent Lab & Sub-Section Size:20 - 29
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Key Statistics

Academics & Majors

  • Academic Rating:
    66
  • Academic Calendar:
    Semester
  • Student Faculty Ratio:
    20:1
  • Total Faculty:
    1675
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