Academics and Majors
Explore majors and programs at The University of Akron. See how far you’ll rise!
Where others imagine the future, we invent it. Where others dream it, we do it. Where others settle, we soar.
Choose from 200 undergraduate majors, minors and certificates. Many are interdisciplinary in nature, allowing you to expand on your interests.
Study with leading researchers, artists, educators and strategists to earn an advanced degree that opens doors.
Earn a degree 100% online or add a few online classes to your schedule.
University in the world for polymer science and plastics engineering (EduRank)
Placement rate for spring 2021 graduates
Nurse anesthesia students passed the national certification exam on their first time in 2022.
Engineering students gain hands-on experience
One of a kind
UA is home to the National Museum of Psychology, the only one of its kind in the U.S.
UA's College of Business is among the top 1% in the world, holding dual AACSB accreditation
3+3 JURIS DOCTOR PROGRAM
UA offers five innovative 3+3 Bachelor of Arts/Juris Doctor (B.A./J.D.) degree pathways, providing students with a unique opportunity to obtain both their undergraduate and law degrees in a condensed six-year timeframe.
Find targeted training and business-specific offerings available on campus and online. Benefit from the deep resources of our research university and industry experts.
ACCELERATED BACHELOR’S & MASTER’S DEGREES
Earn your undergraduate and graduate degrees in as little as five years and for less money.
COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS
Students in grades 7-12 can enroll at UA to earn both college and high school credit - tuition free! Save time and money toward your future college degree.
UA provides a support system for Exploratory Students that empowers you to experience and explore various degree programs before declaring a major.