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CollegiateParent’s guide to the University of Akron Main Campus Community



Here’s the basic information about University of Akron Main Campus at a glance. Be sure to check out the UA Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:University of Akron Main Campus
Address:302 Buchtel Common
AkronOH, 44325-4702
Phone Number:(330) 972-7111
Type:Occupational, Academic, Continuing Education, Recreational, Adult Remedial
Awards:Less than 1 year, 1 year certificate, Associates Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:23962
Faculty Ratio:19 to 1

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  • An Adjunct Professor Asks: Do You Know Who’s Really Teaching Your Teen?
    The other day, walking across campus to raid the supply closet in the English department, I passed a group of prospective students touring our prestigious university with their parents. Guides showed them our impressive dining hall (we have fresh sushi!), the theater and the grand library. I’m sure the parents loved the fact that all […]
  • Seven Humorous Parent Habits That Teens Will Never Understand
    They drive us crazy. We shake our heads in wonder almost daily over the strange things they do. We try to understand exactly why they’re doing it “that way.” And frequently, we just have to agree to disagree and let it go. When you’re the parent of a teen or young adult, you get in […]
  • Finally, There’s Another Way To Pay For College
    We all know the deal. You work hard in high school and you get into college. After that, you are left to wrangle with how exactly to pay for the cost of an education that in some cases exceeds $51,000 a year just for tuition. And that tuition figure rises every year. Throw in fees, […]
  • It’s Nice When Teens Come Home For the Holidays And Nice When They Go Back
    My college kids headed back over the weekend, and I may be in the minority here, but there were no tearful driveway goodbyes, emotional breakdowns, or extended sessions of weeping affection. In my case,  there were just some thankful goofy smiles and quick hugs, and I maybe displayed just a wee bit too much joy […]

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