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The University of Akron

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 others go “west a few blocks to all the clubs over on ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

The University of Akron

Akron, OH 44325-2001

United States

Phone: 330-972-7100

Fax: 330-972-7022


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 70
Fire Safety Rating: 81
Green Rating: 60*
Environment:City (population 75,000 - 299,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 223.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.uakron.edu/safety/annual-safety-report/...

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 14.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Special housing for international students
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing

Honors student dormitory
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:254
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Debating Club
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
Student Film Society
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:34
Number of Social Sororities:14
    % of women who join:4%
Number of Social Fraternities:16
% of men who join: 4
Number of Religious Organizations:13
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: Yes
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Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Zips
Women's Sports Team Name:Zips
Team Mascot:Zippy
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Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Kent State University
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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: 80.00
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,
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