University of Akron Main Campus (200800)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,097
5.23% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$14,667
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.87%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
82.9%
12,282 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
13,465
72.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
51.7%
1,278 Graduates

About

University of Akron Main Campus (200800) is a higher education institution located in Summit County, OH. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) were Liberal Arts & Sciences (221 degrees awarded), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (40 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering Technology (33 degrees).

In 2022, 3,979 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Akron Main Campus (200800). 51.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (3,010 degrees), 10 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (300 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) is $10,097, which is $−20,053 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) is $10,097, which is $−20,053 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,667.

In 2022, 71% of undergraduate students attending University of Akron Main Campus (200800) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 37% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$10,097
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) was $10,097. The cost of tuition at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) is $−20,053 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$14,667
2022 Value
15.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Akron Main Campus (200800) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,667. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Akron Main Campus (200800) grew by 15.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,692
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) was of $11,692 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 4.89% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

71%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
37%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

71% of undergraduate students at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2.9% with respect to 2021, when 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.87%
2019 Default Rate
139
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) was 2.87%, which represents 139 out of the 4847 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Akron Main Campus (200800) received 12,282 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 8.38% annual growth. Out of those 12,282 applicants, 10,178 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.9% acceptance rate.

There were 13,465 students enrolled at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) in 2022. 18% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Akron Main Campus (200800) has an overall enrollment yield of 20.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
10,178
Accepted Out of 12,282

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Akron Main Campus (200800) was 82.9% (10,178 admissions from 12,282 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 84.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 8.38%, while admissions grew by 5.77%..

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SAT Scores

18%
Submission Percentage (2022)
374
Scores Submitted (2022)

18% of enrolled first-time students at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Akron Main Campus (200800) had a total enrollment of 13,465 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) is 9,820 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,645. This means that 72.9% of students enrolled at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Akron Main Campus (200800), both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.9% White, 10.6% Black or African American, 4.18% Two or More Races, 3.91% Asian, 3.59% Hispanic or Latino, 0.111% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.052% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (39.7%), followed by White Female (33.1%) and Black or African American Female (6.57%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.8%), followed by White Male (23.6%) and Black or African American Female (4.43%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,465 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) is 9,820 and the part-time enrollment is 3,645. This means that 72.9% of students enrolled at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), University of Akron Main Campus (200800) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    9,675 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1,434 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    563 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) is 71.9% White, 10.6% Black or African American, 4.18% Two or More Races, 3.91% Asian, 3.59% Hispanic or Latino, 0.111% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.052% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 306 students (2.27%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 143 more women than men received degrees from University of Akron Main Campus (200800). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) is white (3,010 degrees awarded). There were 10 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (300 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) is Liberal Arts & Sciences (221 degrees awarded), followed by Other Multidisciplinary Studies (40 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering Technology (33 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Akron Main Campus (200800), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (536 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (222 degrees), and Legal (149 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) are Software developers (489,177 people), Other managers (393,845 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (379,606 people), Civil engineers (288,291 people), and Mechanical engineers (220,278 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) in 2022 are Engineering (536 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (222 degrees), Legal (149 degrees), Physical Sciences (63 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (123 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) are Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) are Engineering (536 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (222 degrees), Legal (149 degrees), Physical Sciences (63 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (123 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) are Computer Systems Design (521,243 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (468,561 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (325,287 people), Construction (320,209 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (212,049 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) are Engineering (536 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (222 degrees), Legal (149 degrees), Physical Sciences (63 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (123 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Akron Main Campus (200800).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 191 degrees awarded
  2. 170 degrees awarded
  3. 102 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) was Registered Nursing with 191 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,918
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,061
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,918 degrees were awarded to men at University of Akron Main Campus (200800), which is 0.931 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,061).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 168 degrees were awarded to men at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) in Mechanical Engineering, which is 5.6 times more than the 30 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 201 degrees were awarded to men at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) in Registered Nursing, which is 3.59 times more than the 56 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%
100% Completion Time
53%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 4% of students graduating from University of Akron Main Campus (200800) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (76.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) is Female and Asian (76.9% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.72% of graduates (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,010 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    300 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    171 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) is white (3,010 degrees awarded). There were 10 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (300 degrees).

2.19% of degree recipients (87 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,550 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,460 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    178 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) is white female (1,550 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1460 degrees).

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Operations

University of Akron Main Campus (200800) has an endowment valued at nearly $271M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−9.49%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, University of Akron Main Campus (200800) had a total salary expenditure of 297M. University of Akron Main Campus (200800) employs 176 Professors, 116 Associate professors and 79 Instructors. Most academics at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) are Male Professor (126), Male Associate professor (63), and Female Associate professor (53).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 185 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 173 employees, and Service with 161 employees.

Endowment

$271M
2022 Endowment
8.84%
decline from 2021

University of Akron Main Campus (200800) has an endowment valued at about $271M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Akron Main Campus (200800) declined 8.84% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $102M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $9.68M - Federal
  2. $4.14M - State
  3. $198k - Local

As of 2022, University of Akron Main Campus (200800) received $9.68M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.14M from state grants and contracts, and $198k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$137M
2022 Salaries
5.22%
decline from 2021

In 2022, University of Akron Main Campus (200800) paid a median of $137M in salaries, which represents 46.3% of their overall expenditure ($297M) and a 5.22% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$45.7M
Instructional Salaries
476
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Akron Main Campus (200800) paid a total of $45.7M to 476 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
176 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
185 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) were Professor with 176 employees, Associate professor with 116 employees, and Instructor with 79 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 185 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 173 employees, and Service with 161 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Akron Main Campus (200800) was Male Professor with 126 employees, Male Associate professor with 63 employees, and Female Associate professor with 53 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Akron Main Campus (200800).

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