University of Akron

Women's D1 Coach: Christy Mitchell
9 / 10
15,634 Undergrads / 18,731 Students
4 / 10
$16,269 Net Price
4 / 10
69% Admitted
  • Team Conference

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Medium

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
19% / 43%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Coach Recruiting Interview

University of Akron (UA) President Matthew J. Wilson and Director of Athletics Larry Williams today announced their intention to recommend a novel, community support-backed effort to restore the UA baseball team and add a women's lacrosse team, beginning competition in the 2019-20 academic year.

Recruit Commits
Jenna Ridener Sycamore High School Cincinnati, OH Def, Mid
Kaitlyn Morris West Seneca West West Seneca, NY Att, Mid
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Events By University of Akron Coaches
Feb 17 '19
Akron, OH
Women's 13-18
Jul 1 '19
Akron, OH
Women's 13-18
Feb 2 '20
Akron, OH
Women's 13-18
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Where Grads Live
  • Cleveland/Akron Ohio Area
  • Canton Ohio Area
  • Columbus Ohio Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Youngstown Ohio Area
  • Cincinnati Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Pittsburgh Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Detroit Area
  • Houston Texas Area
Where Grads Work
  • The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Summa Health System
  • Kent State University
  • FirstEnergy
  • Diebold
  • Akron General Medical Center
  • Akron Children's Hospital
  • Progressive Insurance
  • The J.M. Smucker Company
  • PNC
  • The Timken Company
  • The Babcock & Wilcox Company
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Sterling Jewelers
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Services
  • Finance
  • Support
  • Research
  • Administrative
  • Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Arts and Design
  • Program and Project Management
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
450 - 580
500 - 630
990 - 1250
18 - 25
17 - 26
19 - 26

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 16,088 7,367 8,721
% Admitted 69% 69% 69%
% Admits That Enroll 25% 29% 23%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.34
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (19%)
    Health Professions (16%)
    Engineering (15%)
    Education (8%)
    Communication & Journalism (5%)
    Engineering Technology (4%)
    Psychology (4%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (3%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (3%)
    Social Sciences (3%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (3%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (3%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (2%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (2%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (2%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (2%)
    History (1%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Foreign Languages
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$11,463 $18,801
    Books & Supplies$1,000 $1,000
    Cost of Living$12,296 $12,296
    Personal Expenses$2,520 $2,520
    Sticker Price$27,279 $33,407

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    95% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship89%$7,603
    Federal Grants43%$4,659
    Pell Grants43%$4,471
    Other Federal13%$632
    State & Local Grants33%$1,526
    Institutional Grants68%$6,280
    Student Loans65%$6,822
    Federal Loans64%$5,505
    Other Loans8%$11,334

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $220 Million $11,742

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $15,500 $266

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 11.4%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 10,249 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $36,500

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 6.59 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 19% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    IWLCA Presidents Cup
    Nov 16-18 '18
    FL: Kissimmee
    IWLCA Capital Cup
    Jul 20-22 '18
    VA: Midlothian
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 6 5
    Fondling 5 3
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 2 -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 5 2
    Motor Vehicle Theft 7 -
    Arson 1 -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily nonresidential

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