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Academic Rigor
4.0476
Dorm Life
3.8244
Food and Dining
3.8519
Bang for the buck
4.2000
Clubs and Activities
4.5373
Greek Life
4.0000
Campus Safety
4.2366
Most Helpful Review for University of Akron Main Campus
  • Category: Am enjoying being here
  • Review by: Tonja from Painesville, OH
  • 27 out of 27 people found this review helpful

Akron has tons of events to attend like Boo at the Roo, comedian shows, hypnotist shows, a movie theatre in the Student Union which occasionally shows movies weeks before they come out in other theatres, musician shows and plenty of other activities...

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  • Song from Akron, OH
  • Dec-27-2015 I am a current student here

    Campus is very beautiful and full of nice and friendly students. The university has great programs and clubs for many types of students of ethnicity and with different majors. I'm having fun here and also learning so much in pursuit of my future career.

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  • Elizabeth from Akron, OH
  • Dec-11-2015 I am a current student here

    There is an incredible mismanagement of money, and the administration is a mess. The arts professors are not bad but many science ones are just there to get their research funded and do not care about teaching at all. There could definitely be more parking and food options.

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  • Joseph - Akron, OH
  • Dec-03-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    This school is the closest college to my house in Coventry township, near Firestone Park. The party life is great and noticeable but very loud. It is also very crime ridden, watch out for your belongings and yourself.

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  • Allyson from Nova, OH
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    The University of Akron's current administration is really causing it to go downhill. It's still a great school in that is is incredibly diverse in academia, extracurricular, and students and faculty members, though. The food is not that great anymore.

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  • Abigail from Medina, OH
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    UA is a fun, energetic school. There are so many awesome people to meet, and most of them are really friendly. I'm so glad to be a part of the UAkron family.

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  • G from Victor, NY
  • Jul-02-2015 I am a current student here

    Akron is a university that is in the city but does not feel like its in a city. It feels like home and has a warm and welcoming climate. Its a great college for many.

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  • Casey from Logan, OH
  • May-26-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The university has a beautiful campus that is well maintained.Their students seem at ease and happy to be there. Their staff and organizations were well-organized and performed at high efficiency.

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  • Sophie from North Canton, OH
  • Apr-16-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    As a post-secondary student here, my classmates and professors made the transition to college style classes easy and were always willing to help. The campus is not confusing either so I have never had a problem finding my way to class. When walking around campus and through the student union, I have noticed that there is always some type of activity going on whether that be a movie night or a meditation session.

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  • Jenny from North Canton, OH
  • Apr-07-2015 I am a current student here

    This university is very well put together for the commuters.They also have some very good programs, for example, I am in the Nursing program. They are also very accommodating to any needs that their students might have.

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