Graduate Programs Overview

University of Akron Main Campus is a four-years, public school located in Akron, Ohio. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $9,711 for Ohio residents and $11,936 for other students in average.

It offers two hundreds -six graduate programs: 116 Master's, 40 Doctorate, 27 Post-Bachelor's, 33 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 696 students have been conferred Master's degree and 301 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Akron Main Campus
Typefour-years, public
Address302 Buchtel Common, Akron, OH
Graduate School Students2,443 students
999 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$9,711
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 216 Graduate Programs
116 Master's, 33 Doctorate, 60 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at University of Akron Main Campus with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Ohio residents, the tuition & fees are $9,711 and $11,936 for non-Ohio residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $589.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$0$589
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$10,424 (On-Campus) / $12,960 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,520 (On-Campus) / $3,120 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$13,943$25,880
Off-Campus Total$17,079$29,016
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Akron Main Campus offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 216 major areas - 115 Master's , 28 Doctorate , 26 Post-Bachelor', 32 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 16,094 students enrolled in University of Akron Main Campus including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,443 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,087 male and 1,356 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,411 full-time and 1,032 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 999 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 966 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,087
Women Students1,356
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,411
Part-time Students1,032
By race/ethnicity 1,626 White, 173 Black, and 69 Asian students are attending at University of Akron Main Campus. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races79
57 students are younger than 22 and 281 students are older than 65. The school has 1,530 students aged between 22 and 30 and 575 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under57
40 & Over281
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Akron Main Campus, 999 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 966 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,443
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses999
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses966
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses478
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses999
Ohio Resident397
Other State In U.S.73
Outside of U.S.29

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