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Access UA’s unique opportunities for Akron-region students, like UA’s competitive scholarships, access to top employers in the region, and a real college experience without the costs of attending school far from home.

Your Experience

thriving neo region
With a heavy focus on experiential learning, you’ll build a foundation for your career and network locally and globally—through faculty, peers, internship/job placements, and Northeast Ohio’s thriving opportunities
330+ student organizations

You have the local experience and perspective to serve and lead effectively in the 330+ UA student organizations available to you. Find your niche for effecting change.

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As a student attending college close to home, you can be a strong applicant for scholarships through your current local network, faith community, foundations, and special interests. Not to mention the ability to head home for a meal—when you want 😀

Your Experience

thriving neo region
With a heavy focus on experiential learning, you’ll build a foundation for your career and network locally and globally—through faculty, peers, internship/job placements, and Northeast Ohio’s thriving opportunities.
330+ student organizations

You have the local experience and perspective to serve and lead effectively in the 330+ UA student organizations available to you. Find your niche for effecting change.

save money

As a student attending college close to home, you can be a strong applicant for scholarships through your current local network, faith community, foundations, and special interests. Not to mention the ability to head home for a meal—when you want 😀

What Local UA Students Say

"I call Akron home. I wanted to hit the ground running when I graduated college, and I knew UA’s co-op experience would give me a leg up. It pushed me to solve problems on the fly, work with new people, and be comfortable with the unknown. I was thrilled when Goodyear selected me.”

Student: Gregory Brown, ‘20 

Hometown: Akron, Ohio

Major: Chemical Engineering

"I call Akron home. I wanted to hit the ground running when I graduated college, and I knew UA’s co-op experience would give me a leg up. It pushed me to solve problems on the fly, work with new people, and be comfortable with the unknown. I was thrilled when Goodyear selected me.”

Student: Gregory Brown, ‘20 

Hometown: Akron, Ohio

Major: Chemical Engineering

"I call Akron home. I wanted to hit the ground running when I graduated college, and I knew UA’s co-op experience would give me a leg up. It pushed me to solve problems on the fly, work with new people, and be comfortable with the unknown. I was thrilled when Goodyear selected me.”

Student: Gregory Brown, ‘20 

Hometown: Akron, Ohio

Major: Chemical Engineering

Apply Now

You can apply to UA using the Common Application or the UA application. Select the option that is the right one for you. Submit only one application.