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The University of Akron

Akron, OH
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Campus Life and Facilities

Akron Students Say...

UA is a large community that students say is divided roughly in half. One half “is trying to survive and thrive in order to build a future. The other half is just here to have fun.” The first group “lives off campus and only gets slightly involved with student organizations or campus life.” The... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

The University of Akron

Akron, OH 44325-2001

United States

Phone: 330-972-7100

Fax: 330-972-7022

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Student Housing

All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
14%
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Yes

Housing Options

Coed dorms Special housing for disabled student Men's dorms Special housing for international students Women's dorms Fraternity/sorority housing

Other Housing Options:

Honors student dormitory

Student Activities

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Student Activities

Academic Groups Debating Club Fraternities Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups Glee Club International Student Groups Minority Student Groups Political Discussion Groups Radio Station Religious Groups Singing Groups Social Services Group Sororities Student Film Society Student Union Theater Program
Registered Student Organizations
254
Number of Honor Societies
34
Number of Social Sororities
14
Number of Religious Organizations
13

Sports

Athletic Division :Division I Men's Sports Team Name :Zips Women's Sports Team Name :Zips Team Mascot :Zippy
# of sports for women, varsity
12
# of sports for men, varsity
10

Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball Cheerleading CrossCountry Diving Riflery Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor Volleyball

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Baseball Basketball Cheerleading CrossCountry Football Golf Riflery Soccer TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor

Student Services

Other Services
DayCare
Health
WomensCenter
LGBT Support Groups
Yes
Minority Support Groups
Yes

Technology On Campus / Facilities

Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes Email and Web Access Available: Yes % of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100% Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 150 Average Number of PC's per Lab: 19.00 Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes Fee for Network Use: Yes Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes Student Web Pages Provided: Yes Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes Online Class Registration Available: Yes Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No Undergraduates that Own Computers: 80% Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes Description: Our Computer Solutions store, an on-campus facility, offers student discounts. Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes Special Facilities: Performing arts hall, nursery center, language lab, speech and hearing center, nursing learning resource labs, institute of polymer science and engineering, chemical lab, institute for health and social policy, Bliss Institute of Applied Politics,
ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Kent State University
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Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    70
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    84
  • Green Rating:
    60*
  • Campus Environment:
    City
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    54%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    14%
  • # of Organizations:
    254
  • # of Honor Societies:
    34
  • # of Social Sororities:
    14
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    16
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    13
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