University of Akron College of Education

By | April 28, 2018

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Theresa McCune
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $30

University of Akron College of Education
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications 97
Acceptance rate 93.8%
Enrollment 4 full-time
172 part-time
Test requirements Neither GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for any of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 592
Acceptance rate 74.5%
Enrollment 308 full-time
669 part-time
Test requirements Neither GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for any of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Enrollment N/A
Test requirements N/A

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 63
Acceptance rate 31.7%
Enrollment 39 full-time
88 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate certificate, master’s, Ph.D., Ed.D.
(11)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, research/policy track, other
Categories of study offered to education specialist students N/A
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

Program Specialization
94.5 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

education administration and supervision 12%
student counseling and personnel services 13%
educational evaluation, research, and statistics 0%
social and philosophical foundations of education 1%
educational technology 8%
elementary teacher education 10%
higher education administration 10%
secondary teacher education 13%
special education 14%
technical teacher education (vocational) 6%
other 13%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates 80
Master’s program graduates 307
Education specialist program graduates N/A
Doctoral program graduates 12

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 59
Part-time faculty 162
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 100%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 1.7%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $6.0
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 19.3%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 36
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.5
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 3.3
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students N/A
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students N/A
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 31.7% – Low
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.2:1 – Low
Student-faculty ratio 1.2:1
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $105.7
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $6.0

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Douglas McNutt
Financial aid phone (330) 972-7032

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $365 per credit (in-state)
Full-time: $625 per credit (out-of-state)
Part-time: $365 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $625 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,186 per year
Room and board $8,869
Books and supplies $900
Miscellaneous expenses $4,000

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 0
Teaching assistants 21
Research assistants 31
Other appointments 36
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 234