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Akron, Ohio

University of Akron Main Campus Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of Akron Main Campus

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into University of Akron Main Campus? University of Akron Main Campus is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult University of Akron Main Campus directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

University of Akron Main Campus SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT
17%
SAT Scores for University of Akron Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for University of Akron Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1120

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Akron Main Campus?

University of Akron Main Campus typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #22 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 17 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Akron Main Campus admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >79%
1120 to 1250 Avg + 69%-79%
990 to 1120 Avg - 57%-69%
860 to 990 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 860 Low <44%
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University of Akron Main Campus ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
95%
ACT Scores for University of Akron Main Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for University of Akron Main Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Akron Main Campus?

Admission data indicates that University of Akron Main Campus regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #23 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Akron Main Campus.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Akron Main Campus admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >80%
22 to 26 Avg + 69%-80%
19 to 22 Avg - 59%-69%
16 to 19 Reach 47%-59%
Less than 16 Low <47%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.0
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into University of Akron Main Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Akron Main Campus was 3.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #53 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Akron Main Campus accepts 69% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Akron Main Campus students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 16% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Good
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 22% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 18% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 7% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

57% of University of Akron Main Campus freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Akron Main Campus students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 12%
Top 25% of class 30%
Top 50% of class 57%
Bottom 50% of class 43%
Bottom 25% of class 18%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
165

Applicants have 165 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to University of Akron Main Campus before the Jul 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Akron Main Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Akron Main Campus Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Akron Main Campus
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=200800 IPEDS survey data for University of Akron Main Campus.

Frequently Asked Questions

17% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Akron Main Campus. 95% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

University of Akron Main Campus has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.