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The University of Akron

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Akron, OH

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Overview

The University of Akron / Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Applied Politics (JD/MAP)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Applied Politics (MAP)
Master of Music (MM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 234
Doctoral Degrees 29
Other Advanced Degrees 85

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

664
Applied
432
Accepted
241
Enrolled
65%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, curriculum vitae, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

583
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.26%
Black or African American 7.55%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.89%
Unknown 1.72%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

246
Total faculty
Full-time - 193
Part-time - 53
Male (160)
Female (86)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,456,541

Location & Contact

Address 302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH  44325
United States
Contact Dr. John Green
Dean
Email: green@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-7857