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The University of Akron

School of Counseling

Akron, OH

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The University of Akron

Overview

The University of Akron / School of Counseling is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Arts (MA) Clinical mental health counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Marriage and family counseling/therapy
Master of Arts (MA) School counseling
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Counselor education and supervision
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Marriage and family counseling/therapy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 82
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

151
Applied
62
Accepted
32
Enrolled
41%

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 December 1st December 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, minimum GPA of 3.25, three letters of recommendation, 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

260
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
49%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.46%
Black or African American 15.77%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.38%
Asian 1.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5%
Unknown 1.92%

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 10
Male (5)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mindfulness, traumatology, suicidality, multiculturalism, couple and family therapy/counseling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
83,405

Location & Contact

Address 302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH  44325
United States
Contact Dr. Varunee Faii Sangganjanavanich
Interim School Director
Phone: 330-972-6851