University of Akron Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Akron, OH, University of Akron is one of the best universities in the state of Ohio. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of Akron in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of Akron.

302 Buchtel Common Akron, OH 44325
Phone: (330) 972-7077
Web site:

Rankings: University of Akron

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.1
Graduation and retention ranking: 247
Average freshman retention rate: 67.0%
6-year graduation rate: 33.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 39%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): -6
Faculty resources ranking: 203
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 41.2%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 5.7%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 20:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 72.6%
Student selectivity ranking: 240
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 18-24
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 12%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 31%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 74.8%
Financial resources rank: 235
Alumni giving rank: 92
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 15.0%

University of Akron History

Essential Facts: University of Akron

  • The University of Akron offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees, ranging from certificate to doctoral programs.
  • The University of Akron is a vibrant community within metropolitan Akron, with more than 80 buildings on 218 acres.
  • Outside of the U.S. Air Force Academy, The University of Akron is the only institution in the U.S. that offers a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Systems Engineering.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 16%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 2%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 2%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 30%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, rifle, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook