University of Akron Wayne College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,617
11.4% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$7,583
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.87%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
82.9%
322 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,416
35.8% Full-Time

About

University of Akron Wayne College is a higher education institution located in Wayne County, OH. In 2021, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at University of Akron Wayne College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (51 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (7 degrees), and Other Education (3 degrees).

In 2021, 75 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Akron Wayne College. 52% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48% awarded men.

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Akron Wayne College is $6,617, which is $−1,495 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Akron Wayne College is $6,617, which is $−1,495 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,583.

In 2022, 36% of undergraduate students attending University of Akron Wayne College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 16% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,617
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Akron Wayne College was $6,617. The cost of tuition at University of Akron Wayne College is $−1,495 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,583
2022 Value
12.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Akron Wayne College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,583. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Akron Wayne College grew by 12.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,960
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Akron Wayne College was of $12,960 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.4% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

36%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
16%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

36% of undergraduate students at University of Akron Wayne College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 24.1% with respect to 2021, when 29% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.87%
2019 Default Rate
139
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Akron Wayne College was 2.87%, which represents 139 out of the 4847 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Akron Wayne College received 322 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 10.3% annual growth. Out of those 322 applicants, 267 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,416 students enrolled at University of Akron Wayne College in 2022. 5% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Akron Wayne College has an overall enrollment yield of 53.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
267
Accepted Out of 322

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Akron Wayne College was 82.9% (267 admissions from 322 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 86.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 10.3%, while admissions declined by −13.6%..

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SAT Scores

5%
Submission Percentage (2022)
7
Scores Submitted (2022)

5% of enrolled first-time students at University of Akron Wayne College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Akron Wayne College had a total enrollment of 1,416 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Akron Wayne College is 507 students and the part-time enrollment is 909. This means that 35.8% of students enrolled at University of Akron Wayne College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Akron Wayne College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 87.2% White, 3.74% Hispanic or Latino, 2.19% Black or African American, 2.05% Two or More Races, 1.48% Asian, and 0.0706% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Akron Wayne College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (55%), followed by White Male (31.4%) and Black or African American Female (2.56%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

35.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Akron Wayne College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,416 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Akron Wayne College is 507 and the part-time enrollment is 909. This means that 35.8% of students enrolled at University of Akron Wayne College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2021 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Akron Wayne College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), University of Akron Wayne College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,235 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    53 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    31 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Akron Wayne College is 87.2% White, 3.74% Hispanic or Latino, 2.19% Black or African American, 2.05% Two or More Races, 1.48% Asian, and 0.0706% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 44 students (3.11%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2021, 3 more women than men received degrees from University of Akron Wayne College.

The most common Associates Degree concentration at University of Akron Wayne College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (51 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (7 degrees) and Other Education (3 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Akron Wayne College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Akron Wayne College are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Akron Wayne College are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Akron Wayne College.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 51 degrees awarded
  2. 7 degrees awarded
  3. 3 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common associates degree concentration at University of Akron Wayne College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 51 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

36
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2021
39
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2021

In 2021, 36 degrees were awarded to men at University of Akron Wayne College, which is 0.923 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (39).

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Time to Complete

19%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 19% of students graduating from University of Akron Wayne College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2021 at University of Akron Wayne College is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2021)
  1. White Male
    29 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Akron Wayne College is white male (29 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (28 degrees).

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Operations

University of Akron Wayne College employs 3 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Akron Wayne College are Female Associate professor (2), and Male Associate professor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Akron Wayne College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 7 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 5 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 5 employees.

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
3 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
7 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Akron Wayne College was Associate professor with 3 employees.

In 2021, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Akron Wayne College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 5 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2020)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Akron Wayne College was Female Associate professor with 2 employees, and Male Associate professor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Akron Wayne College.

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