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The University of Akron

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at UAkron

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By Gender
MalesB-
FemalesC+
By Major
AccountingB+
Aerospace EngineeringF
AnthropologyB+
Art & Design DepartmentB
Athletics/TrainingA
BiologyA-
Business - Management and AdministrationB
Chemical EngineeringA-
ChemistryC
CommunicationsC+
Computer EngineeringB
Computer ScienceB
CriminalC
EconomicsC-
EducationD+
Electrical EngineeringC+
EnglishB+
FinanceC
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcD+
Geography and GeosciencesD+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A
JournalismA
Mechanical EngineeringB-
Music - PerformanceB+
Music EducationB+
NursingD+
OtherC
PhilosophyC-
Political ScienceB
PsychologyD
Public HealthA-
School of InformationC
Social WorkF
UndecidedD+

Against similar schools

Surrounding City compared with similar schools in class.

University of Akron
 C+
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
 C
University of California - Berkeley
 B+
New York University
 A
F
A+

Surrounding City

... Social life by campus in the city is almost nothing but the bar scene ...Read full comment
... There are downsides to every university, but other than the dangers of living in a big city, UA really isn't all that bad ...Read full comment
... the surrounding city of akron will surely never be mistaken for a safe or scenic area ...Read full comment
... I was born and raised in Akron and absolutely love the city but the school not so much ...Read full comment
... I have been very impressed with the university and surrounding city ...Read full comment
... Akron easily keeps itself from being overwhelmed by city traffic and other nuisances and can seem happily secluded most of the time ...Read full comment
... Ok, I am biased with my review because I was born and raised in Akron and love the city, I will admit that right off the bat ...Read full comment
... The campus is by far the most boring place I've ever been and the city of Akron itself isn't much help - the city is dying ...Read full comment
... I got an underage off campus, and the city of Akron only made me pay a small fine ...Read full comment
... the surrounding city of akron will surely never be mistaken for a safe or scenic area ...Read full comment
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