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The University of Akron

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Visiting And Contact Information

The University of Akron

Akron, OH 44325-2001

United States

Phone: 330-972-7100

Fax: 330-972-7022

Website

Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 72
SAT:
% Submitting Score:13%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:450 - 590
     Math Middle 50%:470 - 610
ACT:
% Submitting Score:90%
     ACT Middle 50%:18 - 25
     Math Middle 50%:17 - 26
     English Middle 50%:17 - 25
Average High School GPA:3.1
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:19%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:13%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:12%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:17%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:13%
     % with GPA 2.0 - 2.49:21%
     % with GPA 1.0 - 1.99:5%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:13%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:33%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:62%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 10,575
Total applicants who are accepted: 10,204
Total of accepted students who enroll: 3,605
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 66%
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Application Process
Application Fee: $45.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Early Action Application Deadline: 11/01
Early Action Plan Restrictive: No
Regular Application Deadline: 07/01
Notification Begins: 09/15
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Housing Deposit Deadline: 5/15
Housing Deposit Amount: $150.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: No
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 2 Semesters
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Very important
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Very important
Application Essay:Considered
Recommendation(s):Considered
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Considered
Talent / Ability:Considered
Character / Personal Qualities:Not Considered
First Generation:Not Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Not Considered
Geographical Residence:Not Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Not Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Not Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:15
     English:4
     Mathematics:4
     Science:3
     Foreign Language:2
     Social Studies:3
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    72
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    450 - 590
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    470 - 610
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    18 - 25
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    17 - 26
  •      English Middle 50%:
    17 - 25
  • Average HS GPA:
    3.1
  • Early Action Application Deadline:
    11/01
  • Regular Application Deadline:
    07/01
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