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University of Akron

The University of Akron was founded in 1870 in Akron, Ohio.   The university has a little over 19,000 students on its campus located near the downtown area (about 2.5 hours northeast of Columbus), and over 200 majors including engineering, allied health, business, education, and nursing.  The University of Akron is a publically funded state insitution in Ohio and has open admission to the university and selective to competitive admission for some popular major programs.  Students are considered transfer students when they have earned 12 credits at the college level or more post-high school graduation. 

Information about Transferring to the University of Akron

Information about transferring credit and Akron's transfer credit database

Information about UAkron's Online Degree Programs 


CSCC to UAkron General Education Equivalency Guide-

Students may use this guide to determine course choices for their degree at CSCC to meet UAkron's general education requirements for their degrees. 

Virtual Visit and Contact Information

Students can schedule a virtual admissions advising appointment using this form or they may email   There are virtual tours and virtual transfer admission days available as well.  Information is available at this link:  Student may also view other virtual information sessions on particular major programs, offices, and services at Akron here:

For more information about the University of Akron, please contact:

Olivia Rado, Admissions Counselor

Transfer and Adult Enrollment Center

Phone: 330.972.6624



AAS Nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Ohio Guaranteed Transfer Pathways- A student who completes the associated AA or AS Bachelor's Degree Transfer major at Columbus State can follow the OGTP for the same major at the University of Akron. The University of Akron offers the following OGTPs for these Columbus State majors:

Anthropology, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Economics (AS), English, Geology, History, Mathematics (BS), Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology (AA), Social Work, Sociology