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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Akron

Akron, OH

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $26,577
Out-of-state: $36,411
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,662
Out-of-state: $20,496
Room and Board
$12,395
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,520
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailFinAid@UAkron.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application Deadline 
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003123
Free
Institution's own form 

PROFILE OF 2015-16 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants3,602 (94.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,776 (77.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,776 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met368 (13.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met55%
Average Award$8,658
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,516 (54.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,125
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,010 (72.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,159
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,540 (91.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift684 (18.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,261
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants12,920 (88.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need10,182 (78.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid10,182 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,037 (10.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met51%
Average Award$7,517
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,587 (54.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,068
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,456 (73.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,886
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 7,307 (71.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift1,969 (13.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,675
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
70%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$32,372
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
8.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
Number of Awards
3,973
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
124
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
103
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Adult Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students
Number of Awards
3,482
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,608
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.35 3.63 640 660 24
Low 2.40 2.40 640 660 12
High 4.00 4.57 640 660 34
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