University of Akron Main Campus

Akron, OH

University of Akron Main Campus

302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH 44325-4702
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Degree Overview

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.

1225 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
 
10
 
 
 
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
 
152
4
 
16
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
 
 
28
 
 
Biomedical Sciences, General
 
3
 
 
3
Chemical Engineering
 
76
6
36
11
Chemical Engineering Technology/Technician
 
 
 
14
 
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
 
0
0
0
 
Civil Engineering, General
 
56
14
 
8
Computer Engineering, General
 
24
 
 
0
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
30
31
 
9
 
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 
59
19
 
4
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
18
16
 
1
 
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
4
 
 
 
 
Engineering, General
 
2
6
 
0
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
 
 
 
0
 
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
2
5
5
1
 
Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
 
 
 
0
 
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
11
9
 
 
 
Mechanical Engineering
 
197
21
0
19
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
59
49
 
 
 
Nuclear Engineering
 
 
 
1
 
Polymer/Plastics Engineering
 
0
78
3
60
Structural Engineering
 
 
 
0
 
Surveying Technology/Surveying
13
8
 
24
 
Transportation and Highway Engineering
 
 
 
0
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

791 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics, General
 
14
3
26
 
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
 
0
 
 
 
Art Teacher Education
 
6
4
 
 
Asian History
 
 
 
1
 
Child Development
3
36
5
1
 
Chinese Language and Literature
 
0
 
0
 
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
 
18
 
 
 
Community College Education
 
 
 
0
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
14
0
0
Creative Writing
 
 
6
 
 
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
14
 
 
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
 
0
0
 
 
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
 
5
 
0
 
Education, Other
0
 
 
0
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
 
84
1
 
 
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other
 
 
9
0
 
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
 
 
0
 
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
4
 
4
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
14
1
 
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
 
1
 
0
English Language and Literature, General
 
28
1
0
 
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
 
24
6
 
 
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
 
0
0
 
 
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
 
4
 
 
 
French Language and Literature
 
2
 
0
 
French Language Teacher Education
 
0
0
 
 
Health Teacher Education
 
0
 
 
 
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
 
 
0
0
 
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
 
23
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
149
39
 
 
 
Mathematics Teacher Education
 
8
2
 
 
Music Teacher Education
 
10
3
 
 
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
 
1
0
0
 
Reading Teacher Education
 
 
14
0
 
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
 
9
1
 
 
Secondary Education and Teaching
 
 
0
 
2
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
 
 
 
18
 
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
 
 
0
 
 
Social Studies Teacher Education
 
17
2
 
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
10
0
24
 
Spanish Language Teacher Education
 
0
0
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
15
12
 
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
0
8
 
 
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
 
60
21
2
 
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
 
 
0
 
 
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/Esl Language Instructor
 
 
 
2
 
Technical Teacher Education
 
0
0
0
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

766 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/Trainer
 
14
0
 
 
Audiology/Audiologist
 
 
 
 
18
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
 
0
102
18
 
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
 
40
 
 
 
Dietetics/Dietitian
 
0
 
 
 
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (Emt Paramedic)
14
 
 
 
 
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
 
0
0
 
 
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
 
 
26
0
 
Gerontology
 
 
 
3
 
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
3
 
 
 
 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
 
 
5
0
 
Histologic Technician
0
 
 
 
 
Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist
 
45
0
 
 
Medical Office Management/Administration
0
 
 
13
 
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
21
 
 
 
 
Medical/Clinical Assistant
14
 
 
 
 
Nursing Practice
 
 
0
 
11
Physical Therapy/Therapist
 
0
 
 
 
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
 
36
 
 
 
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
 
42
 
 
 
Psychopharmacology
 
 
0
 
 
Public Health, General
 
 
4
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
212
53
5
1
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
0
30
 
 
 
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
0
 
 
2
 
Surgical Technology/Technologist
34
 
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

754 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
96
14
 
 
Accounting and Related Services, Other
 
 
1
 
 
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
2
 
 
2
 
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
0
 
 
0
 
Applied Economics
 
3
 
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
13
24
15
5
 
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
 
 
27
 
 
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
0
 
 
 
 
Business/Commerce, General
 
0
 
 
 
Development Economics and International Development
 
 
 
0
 
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
 
0
 
 
 
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
 
 
2
 
 
Economics, General
 
12
2
 
 
Economics, Other
 
 
0
 
 
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
 
 
1
0
 
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
 
 
 
0
 
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Other
 
 
0
 
 
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
 
5
 
 
 
Finance, General
 
38
8
 
 
Financial Planning and Services
 
26
 
1
 
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other
 
 
 
0
 
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
 
 
 
0
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
31
0
0
 
International Business/Trade/Commerce
 
7
0
0
 
International Finance
 
 
0
 
 
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
 
 
1
 
 
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
 
 
1
0
 
Management Science
 
 
2
 
 
Marketing, Other
 
7
 
 
 
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
2
101
7
0
 
Merchandising and Buying Operations
0
 
 
 
 
Office Management and Supervision
0
 
 
14
 
Operations Management and Supervision
 
46
 
0
 
Organizational Communication, General
 
17
 
0
 
Organizational Leadership
 
140
0
 
 
Real Estate
 
0
 
0
 
Retailing and Retail Operations
 
 
 
0
 
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
 
43
 
 
 
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
0
 
 
17
 
Small Business Administration/Management
3
 
 
1
 
Taxation
 
 
17
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

528 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African Studies
 
 
 
0
 
American Government and Politics (United States)
 
0
 
 
 
Anthropology
 
9
 
 
 
Archeology
 
 
 
2
 
Chinese Language and Literature
 
0
 
0
 
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
 
0
 
 
 
Community Organization and Advocacy
1
 
 
0
 
Counseling Psychology
 
 
4
 
8
Family Systems
 
6
 
25
 
Forensic Psychology
 
 
 
0
 
Geropsychology
 
 
2
 
0
History, General
 
25
3
 
0
Housing and Human Environments, General
 
16
 
 
 
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
 
0
 
 
 
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
 
 
10
 
2
International Relations and Affairs
 
0
 
0
 
Latin American Studies
 
 
 
0
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
 
0
 
 
 
Linguistics
 
 
 
1
 
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
 
 
22
 
2
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
 
 
 
 
4
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
 
 
22
 
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
7
0
 
0
 
Museology/Museum Studies
 
 
 
3
 
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
 
 
 
0
 
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
 
 
 
0
 
Philosophy
 
3
 
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
39
2
 
 
Political Science and Government, Other
 
 
0
0
 
Psychology, General
 
97
0
 
 
Psychopharmacology
 
 
0
 
 
Public Administration
 
 
16
0
2
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
0
 
 
 
 
Social Sciences, General
 
4
 
0
 
Social Sciences, Other
 
2
 
 
 
Social Work
 
81
90
 
 
Social Work, Other
0
 
 
0
 
Sociology
 
10
1
0
4
Urban Studies/Affairs
 
 
1
0
 
Women's Studies
 
 
 
2
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

376 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
 
42
 
 
 
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
 
 
14
 
 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
98
4
6
 
Chemistry, General
 
19
8
 
6
Geography
 
0
0
 
 
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
27
2
 
 
Geophysics and Seismology
 
0
0
 
 
Mathematics and Computer Science
 
47
 
 
 
Mathematics, General
 
8
2
 
 
Microbiology, General
 
0
 
 
 
Physics, General
 
5
6
 
 
Physics, Other
 
 
 
0
 
Polymer Chemistry
 
0
39
 
23
Statistics, General
 
13
7
 
 
Zoology/Animal Biology
 
0
 
 
 

165 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
 
15
 
2
 
Computer Programming, Other
 
5
 
 
 
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
4
17
 
 
 
Computer Science
 
0
14
1
 
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
2
 
 
0
 
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
3
30
 
5
 
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
 
 
 
0
 
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
0
 
 
0
 
Information Science/Studies
 
22
14
 
 
Management Information Systems, General
 
0
0
 
 
System, Networking, and Lan/Wan Management/Manager
25
 
 
 
 
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
 
 
0
6
 

119 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
 
0
 
 
 
Conducting
 
 
0
 
 
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
14
 
 
2
 
Dance, General
 
12
 
 
 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
1
0
 
 
Fine/Studio Arts, General
 
15
 
 
 
Graphic Design
 
32
 
 
 
Jazz/Jazz Studies
 
1
 
 
 
Keyboard Instruments
 
0
1
0
 
Metal and Jewelry Arts
 
0
 
 
 
Music History, Literature, and Theory
 
0
0
 
 
Music Performance, General
 
8
7
 
 
Music Theory and Composition
 
1
0
 
 
Music, General
 
8
1
 
 
Photography
 
4
 
 
 
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
 
 
 
1
 
Sculpture
 
0
 
 
 
Stringed Instruments
 
0
1
 
 
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
 
 
4
 
 
Voice and Opera
 
0
4
 
 
Writing, General
 
 
1
1
 

83 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism, Other
 
1
 
 
 
Mass Communication/Media Studies
 
 
 
14
 
Printmaking
 
1
 
 
 
Public Relations/Image Management
 
36
 
 
 
Radio and Television
 
27
 
 
 
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
 
4
 
 
 

22 Trades and Careers Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textiles, General
 
14
1
 
 
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other
 
0
 
 
 
Fashion Merchandising
1
 
 
 
 
National Security Policy Studies
 
 
6
 
 
Quality Control Technology/Technician
 
 
 
0
 

7 Hospitality Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
0
 
 
0
 
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
5
 
 
0
 
Restaurant/Food Services Management
1
 
 
1
 

0 Agriculture Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology
 
0
 
 
 

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

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Audiology/Audiologist
 
 
 
 
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
 
 
 
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other
 
 
 
 
Public Health, General
 
 
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
 
 
 
Taxation
 
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and 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 Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Counseling Center)
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
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 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

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

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?

3.625 Based on 8 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Biology, Class of 1979

    Do not know at this time.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Polictical Sciance, Class of 1986

    None that I know of

    2 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Electrical Engineering, Class of 2003

    wide range of general electrical engineering curriculum. tool like pspice, matlab, c, and etc.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Philosophy , Class of 2012

    Personalized career counseling, internship/career fairs.

    3 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

3.875 Based on 8 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Biology, Class of 1979

    Commuter school,in the city, many older students.

    5 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.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelor in Science of Nursing, Class of 2010

    a lot of students do not have goals for future

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Biology, Class of 1994

    Varied..largely a commuter school friendly,

    4 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.

    4 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

3.875 Based on 8 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Biology, Class of 1979

    Have not been there in 40 years, so N/A.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Biology, Class of 1994

    Dorms--Old but in good shape Labs--accessible Overall the facilities were well kept and nice

    4 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.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Philosophy , Class of 2012

    Everything is state of the art.

    2 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

4 Based on 8 Reviews
  • 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.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelor in Science of Nursing, Class of 2010

    singing group, gay/lesbian clubs

    4 Rated January 2016

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