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The University of Akron

Department of Finance

Akron, OH

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Overview

The University of Akron / Department of Finance is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8
Applied
7
Accepted
3
Enrolled
88%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th July 15th No
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GMAT, GRE, MCAT, LSAT, PCAT, or CAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 (preferred), two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

23
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
47%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 13.04%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.35%

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 2
Male (7)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Corporate finance, financial markets and institutions, investment and equity market analysis, personal financial planning, real estate
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
15,809

Location & Contact

Address 302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH  44325
United States
Contact Dr. James Thomson
Chair
Email: thomson1@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-6329