Can I get into University of Akron? 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.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of Akron Main Campus is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||990|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1230|
|Average SAT Score||1110|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Akron Main Campus?
University of Akron Main Campus typically prefers 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #24 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 17 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1230 and Above||Good||>82%|
|1110 to 1230||Avg +||73%-82%|
|990 to 1110||Avg -||61%-73%|
|870 to 990||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 870||Low||<48%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Akron?
Admission data indicates that University of Akron 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 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #24 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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>82%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||73%-82%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||61%-73%|
|16 to 19||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 16||Low||<48%|
What GPA do you need to get into University of Akron Main Campus?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into University of Akron. 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 accepts 73% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
57% of University of Akron Main Campus freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on May 1, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Akron Main Campus is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Akron Main Campus and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
17% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Akron. 95% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
University of Akron has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.