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The University of Akron, Akron, OH

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Location: Akron, OH / Online
Course Length: 1 hour - 4+ years
Price: Under $10 - $80,000
Programs: all (224)

About The University of Akron

The University of Akron is located in Akron, OH, but also offers classes online. This school offers 9 programs which provide training for 4 qualifications , including Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification, Ohio Licensed Fire Protection Engineer and Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Certification. Time to complete this education training ranges from 17 hours to 3.1 weeks, depending on the qualification. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".

Test Scores of admitted students

Average SAT score
1,059National average
SAT categories
SAT Critical Reading 510 - 640
SAT Math 480 - 640
Scores ranges are based on 25th and 75th percentiles. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Cost of attendance

Total cost of attending The University of Akron including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid
Average annual cost
per year
By family income level
Avg, ann. cost
$0 - $30,000 $15,603
$30,001 - $48,000 $16,581
$48,001 - $75,000 $18,972
$75,001 - $110,000 $20,090
$110,000+ $20,540
Net price is the amount a student pays to attend an institution for one academic year after subtracting a student's scholarships and grants. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.


Graduation rate and salary earned after graduation at The University of Akron
Graduation rate
For first time, full-time students
Median Salary
10 years after graduationGraduation rate for rate for first-time, full-time students at four-year institutions (150% of expected time to completion). Median earnings of students working and not enrolled 10 years after entry. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Loans and student debt

Student debt after graduating from The University of Akron
Median total debt
after graduation
Monthly loan payments
for 10-year loan
Students receiving federal loans
50% of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan
Median debt of completers. Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments. Percent of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Popular degrees

These are the most popular categories of degrees awarded at The University of Akron
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Health Professions and Related Programs
More popular degrees
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields 6%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 6%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 4%
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 3%
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 3%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2%
Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Reviews about The University of Akron

Top pros


Good teachers

Mentioned in 191 reviews

Positive environment

Mentioned in 157 reviews

Flexible class hours

Mentioned in 126 reviews

Hands-on training

Mentioned in 122 reviews

Recent Reviews

Written by an Indeed User on July 6, 2022, 06:34 PM
Other Comments
The program at UA was nice because it was close to home and I could work another job while doing it. It did require a practicum & internship. Classes were in person and informative.
Licensed school counselor
Overall Rating
Yes, I would recommend this program to a friend.
Written by an Indeed User on May 21, 2022, 02:52 PM
Other Comments
Best experience of my life. Worth every second and dollar spent. Helped me Become stronger mentally and physically, and overall finished with a different perspective on life!
Ohio Peace Officer Training Certificate
Overall Rating
Yes, I would recommend this program to a friend.
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