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The University of Akron

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at UAkron

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By Gender
MalesB
FemalesB-
By Major
AccountingB-
Aerospace EngineeringC
AnthropologyA+
Art & Design DepartmentA+
Athletics/TrainingB
BiologyB
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
Chemical EngineeringA+
ChemistryB-
CommunicationsA-
Computer EngineeringB-
Computer ScienceB
CriminalA+
EconomicsA
EducationD-
Electrical EngineeringB-
EnglishA-
FinanceC+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcD-
Geography and GeosciencesD-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A+
JournalismA
Mechanical EngineeringC
Music - PerformanceB+
Music EducationA+
NursingC
OtherC+
PhilosophyD
Political ScienceA-
PsychologyC+
Public HealthB+
School of InformationF
Social WorkD-
UndecidedD-

Against similar schools

Education Quality compared with similar schools in class.

University of Akron
 B-
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B+
Arizona State University - Tempe
 B-
University of Toledo
 C+
University of Southern California
 B+
Appalachian State University
 B
University of California - Berkeley
 A-
New York University
 B+
F
A+

Education Quality

... I started at the University of Akron in the fall of 2012 as a music education major, then ended up switching to performance after one year ...Read full comment
... Our business program is phenominal, with professors from Harvard, New York University, University of Michigan, Columbia, University of Chicago an...Read full comment
... I am a Music Education major and the program is very strong ...Read full comment
... Our business program is phenominal, with professors from Harvard, New York University, University of Michigan, Columbia, University of Chicago an...Read full comment
... The University of Akron is a great place to further your education ...Read full comment
... The music program is rigorous and our music education is ranked in the top 50 nationally ...Read full comment
... Engineering department is challenging, but provides a good education assuming you've got the brains and motivation to keep up with the classes ...Read full comment
... WALMART EDUCATION ...Read full comment
... You pay 10,000 dollars a year for an education that almost everyone else on campus takes for granted ...Read full comment
... University of Akron is a great, or possibly the best, university to get a practical engineering education ...Read full comment
... As for academics, every single one of their general education classes are the worst kind of watered down, repetitive mush imaginable ...Read full comment
... The University president seems to only care about growing the University and not about the quality of education or graduation rates ...Read full comment
... My second and as I continue my education I am living in a off campus in a apartment, but it is only a 3 minute walk ...Read full comment
... The University is too expensive for the quality of education that you receive your better off going to a better school in around the state for th...Read full comment
... Overall, I really benefitted from my education at The University of Akron ...Read full comment
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