United States, Ohio

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.

Campus Life

The University of Akron rests on 218 acres of land which comprises 80 different buildings. The university has different campuses namely Lakewood, Medina, Orrville and Akron. The University of Akron provides services to the students in the form of residence, dining, health and wellness and career development. Bierce Library has a large number of books that are situated on the main campus of the university. Not restricted to this, there are many events and events organized every year for the students, which would help them develop and enjoy their college life. The art exhibitions, music concerts, guest lectures and much more are organized on-campus. The majority of the events are free for the public. The university ensures tight security for the student's safety at every campus building for 24/7. The UA has 17 men's and women's teams which competes with the highest level of collegiate football- Football Bowl Subdivision.

Noted Alumni

The University of Akron has produced some top-quality professionals by their best-quality programs. The university has Alumni like National Football League player Chase Blackburn, Charlie Frye and Jason Taylor, Current Akron Mayor-Daniel Horrigan and so on.