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The University of Akron

College of Education

Akron, OH

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The University of Akron

Overview

The University of Akron / College of Education is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 98
Doctoral Degrees 6
Other Advanced Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Written and oral exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

79
Applied
74
Accepted
74
Enrolled
94%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, resume, statement of purpose

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

Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

225
Total Graduate Students
70%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
29%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.33%
Black or African American 12.44%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.78%
Unknown 0.44%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 7
Male (9)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: History, philosophy of education, ethnographic research in education, case study methodology in education, multiple linear regression
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
288,213

Location & Contact

Address 302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH  44325
United States
Contact Dr. Jarrod Tudor
Acting Dean
Email: grt2@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-7750