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University of Akron Main Campus Review

Akron, OH, 302 Buchtel Common
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Career Preparation B+
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups A-
A-
Excellent

University of Akron Main Campus is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 23,101 students and offering 399 degrees in Akron, OH.

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.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
1,305 recent grads, 5 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics
17
11
20
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
3
Art Teacher Education
7
2
Asian History
1
Child Development
42
4
Communication Sciences and Disorders
47
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
39
0
5
Creative Writing
6
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
109
0
Education
12
0
Education/teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
19
0
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
4
2
Educational/instructional Technology
23
3
Educational Leadership and Administration
18
0
Elementary Education and Teaching
7
3
English Language and Literature
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
2
French Language and Literature
3
0
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
25
3
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
47
Liberal Arts
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
37
38
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
17
15
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
78
27
0
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
8
Technical Teacher Education
7
5
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Business
889 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
120
25
Accounting and Related Services
1
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping
9
3
Applied Economics
6
Business Administration and Management
14
58
23
4
Business Administration, Management and Operations
29
Commerce
165
Economics
13
12
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
1
0
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences
1
Finance
59
14
Finance and Financial Management Services
2
Financial Planning and Services
5
0
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
30
0
0
International Business
16
2
2
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
3
Management Information Systems and Services
2
2
Marketing
11
Marketing/marketing Management
3
96
9
0
Office Management and Supervision
0
2
Operations Management and Supervision
33
2
Organizational Communication
35
0
Organizational Leadership
3
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations
40
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
1
8
Small Business Administration/management
4
0
Taxation
21
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Engineering
804 recent grads, 5 study levels
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
6
Chemical Engineering
55
7
33
15
Chemical Engineering Technology/technician
2
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
1
0
0
Civil Engineering
47
16
15
Computer Engineering
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
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
0
4
10
4
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
Surveying Technology/surveying
6
10
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Healthcare
745 recent grads, 5 study levels
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
16
1
Geriatric Nurse/nursing
36
0
Gerontology
1
Health/health Care Administration/management
5
2
Medical Assistant
26
Medical Office Management/administration
0
20
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist
27
Nursing Practice
0
1
Physical Therapy/therapist
61
Pre-Medicine/pre-Medical Studies
34
Public Health
4
Registered Nurse
262
65
7
1
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist
0
17
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling
4
2
Surgical Technology/technologist
17
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Human and Social Sciences
589 recent grads, 5 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African Studies
1
American Government and Politics (United States)
3
Anthropology
18
Archeology
1
Community Organization and Advocacy
12
0
Counseling Psychology
5
6
Family Systems
4
16
Geropsychology
4
2
History
47
5
1
Housing and Human Environments
10
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
8
2
Latin American Studies
2
Linguistics
2
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling
18
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
5
0
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
3
Philosophy
15
Political Science
37
9
Psychology
117
0
Psychopharmacology
9
Public Administration
25
2
5
Social Sciences
5
0
Social Work
2
0
Social Work
98
60
Sociology
21
3
1
Urban Studies/affairs
3
0
Women's Studies
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Legal and Law
428 recent grads, 5 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advanced Legal Research/studies
8
33
Law Enforcement Administration
1
Police Science
68
4
Criminal Justice
61
0
Criminology
28
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/technician
18
0
Fire Protection
0
36
2
Forensic Science and Technology
3
Health Law
13
Law
142
Legal Assistant/paralegal
11
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Mathematics and Science
334 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
16
Biology
83
9
8
Chemistry
12
33
6
Geography
3
0
Geology/earth Science
22
2
Geophysics and Seismology
2
1
Mathematics
11
4
Mathematics and Computer Science
36
Physics
2
4
Polymer Chemistry
2
39
18
Statistics
4
17
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Computer Technology
212 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Programming
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
7
Information Science/studies
15
Management Information Systems
13
0
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design
0
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Art and Design
205 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
2
Culinary Arts
17
1
Dance
41
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
5
0
Fine Arts
19
Graphic Design
42
Jazz/jazz Studies
2
Keyboard Instruments
0
0
2
Metal and Jewelry Arts
4
Music
13
1
Music History, Literature, and Theory
1
4
Music Performance
7
3
Music Theory and Composition
0
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
8
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Communication and Media
113 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
7
Printmaking
2
Public Relations/image Management
54
Radio and Television
24
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
26
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Trades and Careers
23 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textiles
15
3
Fashion Merchandising
1
National Security Policy Studies
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Hospitality
3 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Management
2
0
Hotel/motel Administration/management
1
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
13
Agriculture
0 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
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Online Programs

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Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
Educational/instructional Technology
Fire Protection
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Public Administration
Public Health
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
This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Counseling Center)
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Didactic Program in Dietetics
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
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 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
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
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 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 Dance, Commission on Accreditation Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting 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 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?
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
Biology , Class of 1979
Do not know at this time.
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
Biology , Class of 1994
Varied..largely a commuter school friendly,
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
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
Biology , Class of 1994
Dorms--Old but in good shape Labs--accessible Overall the facilities were well kept and nice
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
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
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