University of Akron Main Campus (UA)

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UA can be found in Akron, OH, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around nineteen thousand students enrolled per year at UA.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores within the range of 990 (25th percentile) - 1230 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 19 (25th percentile) - 25 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants admitted to University of Akron Main Campus. We were able to estimate the University of Akron Main Campus (UA) average GPA (2.98 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. University of Akron Main Campus sends acceptance letters to about 70 percent of applicants per year. Of those that are accepted, nearly 26 percent of students enrolled. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected University of Akron Main Campus (UA) acceptance rate 2021 is estimated to be 73%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of Akron Main Campus (UA) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Akron Main Campus was reported as 73.0% in Fall 2020 with over 14,600 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UA ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • UA Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Akron Main Campus?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into UA, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Akron Main Campus has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 95.9%
  • 2017-2018: 92.5%
  • 2018-2019: 68.9%
  • 2019-2020: 73.0%
  • Projected UA Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 72.8%

How Does University of Akron Main Campus (UA) Compare?

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The acceptance rate for UA is twenty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Case Western Reserve University27.4%
Cleveland State University94.0%
Ashland University71.2%
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania70.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of Akron Main Campus (UA) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 610
Math500 - 620
Total Score990 - 1230
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 25
Math17 - 26
Composite Score19 - 25
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