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University of Akron Main Campus Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$21,436 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,449 tuition
$10,382 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,605 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$29,800 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,813 tuition
$10,382 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,605 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,336 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
90% of students receive aid
47% get federal aid ($4,074 avg)
36% get state aid ($818 avg)
43% get institn'l aid ($5,336 avg)
68% get loans ($6,815 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.83% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.90% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,848 77%
Federal Grant Aid $4,074 47%
Pell Grants $3,899 47%
Other Federal Grants $729 11%
Institution Grant Aid $5,336 43%
State Grant Aid $818 36%
Student Loans $6,815 68%
Federal Loans $5,950 68%
Other Loans $9,737 6%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does University of Akron Main Campus offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH 44325-4702
(330) 972-7111
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $352
Out of State $754


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Christopher from Brecksville, OH
  • Sep-16-2016 I am a current student here

    Akron has come a long way in terms of its academic reputation. The School of Business, School of Law, School of Nursing, and School of Engineering are all top notch. It's not the cheapest option you'll come across, but for the quality education you'll receive here, you'll be hard pressed to find a better, more economical option in northeast Ohio.

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  • 4
  • courtney from akron, oh
  • Apr-04-2016 I am a current student here

    a lot of the programs are actually very good for the low price of tuition. i don't know about on campus housing or the meal plans but just for my education, i think i'm doing pretty well.

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  • 3
  • Allyson from Nova, OH
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    College is what you make of it, regardless. As long as Scarborough's administration doesn't mess anything else up, the cost isn't too bad, compared to other schools.

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  • 5
  • G from Victor, NY
  • Jul-02-2015 I am a current student here

    Great experience for the price. Everyone is so helpful and wants you to do your every best!

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  • 4
  • Victoria from Akron, OH
  • Jun-10-2015 I am a current student here

    Akron U tries to do a lot of things that wouldn't cost students a lot of money and from what I have seen of other colleges and their costs Akron U offers a lot of things for not as much money.

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