Academic Excellence

The University of Akron has received state, national and global recognition for the strength and distinctiveness of its academic programs. Learn about our colleges and schools, offering undergraduate, graduate and professional programs.  


Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Home to the largest and oldest degree-granting college at UA, departments, schools, centers and institutes in education, fine arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences will help you to achieve your dreams. 


College of Business

Prepare to become a career-ready professional and leader by connecting with top businesses and executives through classes, networking and internships.


College of Engineering and Polymer Science

Producing some of the country’s most coveted engineering graduates, we offer cutting-edge computing programs, and are a global leader in polymer education and research.


College of Health and Human Sciences

Gain hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art facilities and learn from expert faculty in nursing, allied health, emergency management and homeland security, social work and more.  


The Graduate School

Study with leading researchers, artists, educators and strategists to obtain a degree of mastery that will help open doors to the career you really want. 


School of Law

The School of Law is acclaimed for its practicality, flexibility, ideal size, affordability and overall quality.  


Williams Honors College

The Williams Honors College is a special intellectual community with a small-college feel that provides high-achieving students from a variety of backgrounds with extraordinary academic experiences.


Wayne College

Based in Orrville, Ohio, Wayne College is a UA branch campus known for excellent teaching with an emphasis on individualized attention.