Located on the hilltop of Akron in Ohio, the University of Akron was founded in the year 1870. The university is also known as UA. Initially, the university was commenced as Buchtel College. What brings students to learn at the University of Akron not only from Canada but also from more than 70 different countries. The main motive is that it believes in providing practical learning exposure to the students. This public research University offers a wide range of programs in undergraduate and graduate programs in different fields like accounting, geology, computer, humanity, history and so on. The university is highly focused on engineering, science, technology and mathematics (STEM) and other industries.