University of Akron Main Campus Graduate Schools

University of Akron Main Campus (referred to as Akron Main Campus) is a Public, 4 years school located in Akron, OH. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Akron Main Campus is $9,711 for Ohio residents and $11,936 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,443 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 16,094 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Akron Main Campus (referred to as Akron Main Campus) is a Public, 4 years school located in Akron, OH. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1914 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Akron Main Campus Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Akron Main Campus (Akron Main Campus)
Address302 Buchtel Common, Akron, OH 44325-4702
Phone330-972-7111
Webhttps://www.uakron.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.uakron.edu/admissions/undergraduate/admission_procedures/index.dot
Financial Infohttps://www.uakron.edu/finaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Akron Main Campus is $9,711 for Ohio residents and $11,936 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,443 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 16,094 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 453 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$11,936
$9,711 for Ohio Residents
Student Population2,443
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs453 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Akron Main Campus is $9,711 for Ohio residents and $11,936 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $442.
University of Akron Main Campus offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
University of Akron Main Campus offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Akron Main Campus is $9,711 for Ohio residents and $11,936 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -21.56% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Ohio ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,731$1,405$13,237$1,405
2018-2019$7,958$1,405$13,464$1,405
2019-2020$8,306$1,405$13,812$1,405
2020-2021$8,306$1,405$13,812$1,405
2021-2022$10,610$1,326$10,610$1,326
The graduate school tuition & fees of Akron Main Campus is inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Ohio. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Ohio graduate tuition is $21,499 (public) / $17,355 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Akron Main Campus$9,711$11,936
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Ohio Graduate Schools$15,009$18,418
Public$11,435$21,499
Private$17,355
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $13,544 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Akron Main Campus. On-campus living costs are decreased by -12.63% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,080. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.34% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,296$2,520$12,296$3,120
2018-2019$12,296$2,520$12,296$3,120
2019-2020$12,296$2,520$12,291$3,120
2020-2021$12,296$2,520$12,291$3,120
2021-2022$10,424$2,520$12,960$3,120
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $442 at University of Akron Main Campus. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -42.37% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$735
2018-2019$748
2019-2020$767
2020-2021$767
2021-2022$442
The law school tuition at University of Akron Main Campus is $23,744 for Ohio residents and $23,744 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Akron Main Campus.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Akron Main Campus
Ohio ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Law$21,576$2,168$21,576$2,168

Graduate Programs at Akron Main Campus

University of Akron Main Campus offers 203 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 998 students have completed their study at University of Akron Main Campus.
Offered Degrees at University of Akron Main Campus
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree1170678
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship250130
Doctor's degree - other30141
Post Bachelor's Degree26020
Post Master's Degree32029
Total2030998
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Akron Main Campus by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Advanced Legal Research/Studies program with 35 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 70 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 152 completers.
University of Akron Main Campus offers 203 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 998 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 678 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 141 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 20 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 29 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 0 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 2 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2-
Journalism (other)0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Information Science/Studies2-
Computer Science4-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design0-
Education [+] 84 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction9-
Educational Leadership and Administration10$39,000
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration11-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration0-
Educational/Instructional Technology6-
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement0-
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research (other)3-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education0-
Special Education and Teaching3$39,900
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services17$38,100
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Art Teacher Education1-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education4-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Music Teacher Education0-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching1-
Reading Teacher Education7-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education4-
Social Studies Teacher Education8-
Technical Teacher Education0-
Drama and Dance Teacher Education0-
French Language Teacher Education0-
Spanish Language Teacher Education0-
Engineering [+] 72 completers-
Engineering9-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering12-
Civil Engineering14-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering6-
Mechanical Engineering20-
Polymer/Plastics Engineering11-
Biological/Biosystems Engineering0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 8 completers-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies0-
Child Development7-
Apparel and Textiles0-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences (other)1-
Legal Studies [+] 3 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies3-
English Language and Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Writing2-
Creative Writing4-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Exercise Physiology18-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 9 completers-
Mathematics0-
Applied Mathematics2-
Statistics7-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 27 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management27-
Physical Sciences [+] 49 completers-
Chemistry8-
Polymer Chemistry35-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Geophysics and Seismology0-
Physics5-
Psychology [+] 17 completers-
Psychology0-
Psychopharmacology0-
Counseling Psychology6-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology11-
Geropsychology0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 0 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies0-
Human Services [+] 78 completers-
Public Administration8$32,400
Social Work70$40,500
Social Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Economics (other)0-
Geography0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography3-
National Security Policy Studies7-
Political Science and Government0-
Political Science and Government (other)5-
Sociology0-
Urban Studies/Affairs0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 10 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0-
Music0-
Music History, Literature, and Theory0-
Music Performance6-
Music Theory and Composition1-
Conducting0-
Keyboard Instruments1-
Voice and Opera0-
Stringed Instruments1-
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 155 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist42-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management2-
Athletic Training/Trainer0-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling14-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor30-
Public Health5-
Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse53$93,400
Nursing Practice0-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing9-
Business [+] 110 completers-
Business Administration and Management14$61,400
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management2-
Organizational Leadership0-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)48-
Accounting10$53,200
Accounting and Related Services (other)0-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
Finance5-
International Finance0-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration0-
International Business/Trade/Commerce0-
Management Information Systems0-
Management Information Systems and Services (other)0-
Management Science4-
Marketing/Marketing Management5-
Taxation21$61,900
Insurance1-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total678
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 1 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching1-
Engineering [+] 52 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering4-
Chemical Engineering15-
Civil Engineering6-
Computer Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering14-
Polymer/Plastics Engineering11-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Biomedical Sciences9-
Physical Sciences [+] 37 completers-
Chemistry7-
Polymer Chemistry30-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
Counseling Psychology8-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology3-
Geropsychology0-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
Public Administration0-
Social Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Sociology6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling6-
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (other)4-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1-
Nursing Practice2-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total130
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 131 completers-
Law131-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist10-
Nursing Practice0-
Total141
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst0-
Education [+] 6 completers-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Community College Education0-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research (other)1-
Technical Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor5-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Structural Engineering0-
Nuclear Engineering0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Chinese Language and Literature0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Family Systems0-
English Language and Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Writing0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution0-
Gerontology0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
Public Administration0-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Clinical/Medical Social Work11-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse3-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Operations Management and Supervision0-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration0-
Management Information Systems and Services (other)0-
Total20
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst0-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design0-
Education [+] 0 completers-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Community College Education0-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Technical Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering0-
Structural Engineering0-
Transportation and Highway Engineering0-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Polymer/Plastics Engineering0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Chinese Language and Literature0-
Legal Studies [+] 29 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies23-
Health Law6-
English Language and Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Writing0-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Gerontology0-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography0-
International Relations and Affairs0-
Urban Studies/Affairs0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Operations Management and Supervision0-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration0-
Management Information Systems and Services (other)0-
Total29

Graduate Student Population at Akron Main Campus

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,443 students enrolled into University of Akron Main Campus graduate schools where it has total 16,094 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,411 full-time and 1,032 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,087 male and 1,356 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,4431,0871,356
Full-time1,411683728
Part-tme1,032404628
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,626 White (66.56%), 173 Black/African American (7.08%), 61 Hispanic (2.50%), 69 Asian (2.82%), and 514 students with other races. 383 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,4431,0871,356
American Indian/Native American220
Asian693138
Black/African American17371102
Hispanic612734
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,626627999
Two More792950
Un-Known502723
Non-resident Alien383273110
University of Akron Main Campus offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 999 graduate students (40.89% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 966 graduate students (39.54% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,443
Enrolled Online Exclusively999
Enrolled Some Online Courses966
Not in Online Courses478
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Akron Main Campus. 752 students are aged 20 to 24 (30.78% of total students), 94 students are aged above 50 (3.85%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Akron Main Campus.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,4431,0871,356
Age 20-21571740
Age 22-24695284411
Age 25-29835408427
Age 30-34384191193
Age 35-3919189102
Age 40-4918759128
Age 50-64893752
Over 64523

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