University of Akron Main Campus

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University of Akron Main Campus Reviews

Based on 32 Reviews
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College Review
Career PreparationB+
Students and CultureA-
FacilitiesA-
Activities and GroupsA-
A-
Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of Akron Main Campus

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics, General
17
11
20
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
3
Art Teacher Education
7
2
Asian History
1
Child Development
42
4
Chinese Language and Literature
0
0
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
47
Community College Education
0
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
39
0
5
Creative Writing
6
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
0
0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
109
0
Education, Other
12
0
Education/teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
19
0
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other
4
2
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
0
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
18
0
Educational/instructional Technology
23
3
Elementary Education and Teaching
7
3
English Language and Literature, General
53
10
0
English/language Arts Teacher Education
24
8
Family and Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education
1
1
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
2
French Language and Literature
3
0
French Language Teacher Education
0
0
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
25
3
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
47
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
200
19
Mathematics Teacher Education
19
2
Music Teacher Education
10
3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
31
50
2
Reading Teacher Education
26
0
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
7
3
Secondary Education and Teaching
14
8
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
34
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
7
Social Studies Teacher Education
22
4
Spanish Language and Literature
17
0
4
Spanish Language Teacher Education
7
2
Special Education and Teaching, General
37
38
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
17
15
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
78
27
0
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
0
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
8
Technical Teacher Education
7
5
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
37
0
Audiology/audiologist
9
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
0
47
2
Dietetics/dietitian
35
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (Emt Paramedic)
6
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
16
1
Geriatric Nurse/nursing
36
0
Gerontology
1
Health/health Care Administration/management
5
2
Histologic Technician
0
Medical Office Management/administration
0
20
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist
27
Medical/clinical Assistant
26
Nursing Practice
0
1
Physical Therapy/therapist
61
Pre-Medicine/pre-Medical Studies
34
Psychopharmacology
9
Public Health, General
4
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
262
65
7
1
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist
0
17
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling
4
2
Surgical Technology/technologist
17
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
3
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
61
6
0
Biomedical Sciences, General
6
Chemical Engineering
55
7
33
15
Chemical Engineering Technology/technician
2
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
1
0
0
Civil Engineering, General
47
16
15
Computer Engineering, General
29
0
Construction Engineering Technology/technician
31
27
7
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
44
16
4
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician
20
15
1
Engineering
5
1
0
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
0
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
0
4
10
4
Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
0
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician
10
9
Mechanical Engineering
125
17
0
10
Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology/technician
39
50
Polymer/plastics Engineering
3
21
0
13
Structural Engineering
0
Surveying Technology/surveying
6
10
6
Transportation and Highway Engineering
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
120
25
Accounting and Related Services, Other
1
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping
9
3
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
0
0
Applied Economics
6
Business Administration and Management, General
14
58
23
4
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
29
Business/commerce, General
165
Development Economics and International Development
0
E-Commerce/electronic Commerce
0
Economics, General
13
12
Economics, Other
0
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
1
0
Executive Assistant/executive Secretary
0
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, Other
1
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
2
Finance, General
59
14
Financial Planning and Services
5
0
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other
0
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
0
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General
30
0
0
International Business/trade/commerce
16
2
2
International Finance
0
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
3
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
2
2
Marketing, Other
11
Marketing/marketing Management, General
3
96
9
0
Merchandising and Buying Operations
0
Office Management and Supervision
0
2
Operations Management and Supervision
33
2
Organizational Communication, General
35
0
Organizational Leadership
3
Real Estate
0
0
Retailing and Retail Operations
0
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
40
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
1
8
Small Business Administration/management
4
0
Taxation
21
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African Studies
1
American Government and Politics (United States)
3
Anthropology
18
Archeology
1
Chinese Language and Literature
0
0
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
0
Community Organization and Advocacy
12
0
Counseling Psychology
5
6
Family Systems
4
16
Forensic Psychology
0
Geropsychology
4
2
History, General
47
5
1
Housing and Human Environments, General
10
Humanities/humanistic Studies
0
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
8
2
International Relations and Affairs
0
0
Latin American Studies
2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
0
Linguistics
2
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling
18
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
5
0
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
0
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
3
Philosophy
15
Political Science and Government, General
37
6
Political Science and Government, Other
3
0
Psychology, General
117
0
Psychopharmacology
9
Public Administration
25
2
5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
0
Social Sciences, General
5
0
Social Sciences, Other
0
Social Work
98
60
Social Work, Other
2
0
Sociology
21
3
1
Urban Studies/affairs
3
0
Women's Studies
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advanced Legal Research/studies, General
8
33
Corrections
0
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration
1
Criminal Justice/police Science
68
4
Criminal Justice/safety Studies
61
0
Criminology
28
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/technician
18
0
Fire Protection, Other
0
36
2
Forensic Science and Technology
3
Health Law
13
Law
142
Legal Assistant/paralegal
11
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
16
Biology/biological Sciences, General
83
9
8
Chemistry, General
12
33
6
Geography
3
0
Geology/earth Science, General
22
2
Geophysics and Seismology
2
1
Mathematics and Computer Science
36
Mathematics, General
11
4
Microbiology, General
0
Physics, General
2
4
Physics, Other
0
Polymer Chemistry
2
39
18
Statistics, General
4
17
Zoology/animal Biology
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
0
Computer Programming/programmer, General
2
Computer Science
1
33
1
Computer Systems Analysis/analyst
75
4
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
15
43
0
Data Modeling/warehousing and Database Administration
2
Drafting and Design Technology/technician, General
7
Information Science/studies
15
Management Information Systems, General
13
0
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design
0
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
2
Conducting
0
Culinary Arts/chef Training
17
1
Dance, General
41
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
5
0
Fine/studio Arts, General
19
Graphic Design
42
Jazz/jazz Studies
2
Keyboard Instruments
0
0
2
Metal and Jewelry Arts
4
Music History, Literature, and Theory
1
4
Music Performance, General
7
3
Music Theory and Composition
0
1
Music, General
13
1
Photography
7
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
2
Sculpture
2
Stringed Instruments
1
4
Theatre/theatre Arts Management
10
Voice and Opera
0
3
Writing, General
8
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism, Other
7
Printmaking
2
Public Relations/image Management
54
Radio and Television
24
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
26
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textiles, General
15
3
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other
0
Fashion Merchandising
1
National Security Policy Studies
4
Quality Control Technology/technician
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/management, General
2
0
Hotel/motel Administration/management
1
0
Restaurant/food Services Management
0
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at University of Akron Main Campus

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other
Educational/instructional Technology
Fire Protection, Other
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Public Administration
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
Social Work
Technical Teacher Education

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

School Accreditation Information
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Didactic Program in Dietetics
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Counseling Center)
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
Alumni & Student Reviews
B+ Great
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1979
Do not know at this time.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1983
Like other colleges.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor in Science of Nursing, Class of 2010
I don't know
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Accounting, Class of 1980
unknown
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1994
A solid education
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Polictical Sciance, Class of 1986
None that I know of
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Electrical Engineering, Class of 2003
wide range of general electrical engineering curriculum. tool like pspice, matlab, c, and etc.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Philosophy , Class of 2012
Personalized career counseling, internship/career fairs.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1979
Commuter school,in the city, many older students.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1983
They come from all over including other countries. All walks of life, all ages, evening college too.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor in Science of Nursing, Class of 2010
a lot of students do not have goals for future
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Accounting, Class of 1980
mostly local area students
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1994
Varied..largely a commuter school friendly,
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Polictical Sciance, Class of 1986
it was the 1980s.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Electrical Engineering, Class of 2003
regional university with emphasis on research. engineering school was fairly rigorous in term of academic, weeded out a lot of people from the major very early.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Philosophy , Class of 2012
Diverse, sports driven culture.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1979
Have not been there in 40 years, so N/A.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1983
Recently updated and upgraded.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor in Science of Nursing, Class of 2010
older but decent
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Accounting, Class of 1980
unknown
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1994
Dorms--Old but in good shape Labs--accessible Overall the facilities were well kept and nice
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Polictical Sciance, Class of 1986
Good
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Electrical Engineering, Class of 2003
my last 2 year involved major rebuilding of the university, labs, dorm, classrooms, and dining halls all had major update. very nice.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Philosophy , Class of 2012
Everything is state of the art.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1979
Again, N/A
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1983
They are close to downtown and you can find anything you need or want there. It is a large city.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor in Science of Nursing, Class of 2010
singing group, gay/lesbian clubs
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Accounting, Class of 1980
unknown
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1994
Don't really remember
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Polictical Sciance, Class of 1986
Partying
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Electrical Engineering, Class of 2003
none
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Philosophy , Class of 2012
Secular Student Alliance.
Rated January 2016