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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
$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
$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

$17,643,064
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
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
http://www.uakron.edu/finaid/
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $352
Out of State $754

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 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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  • 5
  • Casey from Logan, OH
  • May-26-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I got a little more than I expected in that there are so many organizations on campus designed to help you succeed. If you're a part of a particularly rigorous major, you can apply to be a part of a Living-Learning Community. If you need a job, but you have trouble finding time to go out and search between classes, there's a career center and student union designed to help students find work. There are many advocates on campus whose only job is to help, and that's just not something you see on every college campus. It makes me feel like this college really cares, and is doing something good with my money.

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  • 5
  • Seth
  • Aug-14-2014 I am a current student here

    No matter how many sports, clubs, activities, parties, etc. you can find on any campus, the real reason you are in college is to get a degree. At Akron, you can get a degree without being in tons of debt (if commuting and not living on campus) and without stressing to much. I say its a great bang for your buck.

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  • 4
  • Deanna from Akron, OH
  • Jun-19-2014 I am a current student here

    Tuition is reasonably priced compared to near-by schools but books are highly priced on campus. I would recommend buying them online, or at a bookstore not on campus.

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