The University of Akron (ZIPS), Ohio

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The University of Akron is situated in Ohio in Ohio state of USA. Established in 1870, it is accredited from Other and it is affiliated to The University of Akron. ZIPS, Ohio offers 284 courses across 17 streams namely Commerce & Banking, Engineering, Science, Arts, Education, IT, Management, Performing Arts, Design, Nursing, Paramedical, Physical Education, Medical, Vocational, Law, Hotel Management, Media & Mass Communication and across 20 degrees like BSc, BA, BBA, BFA, BS. ZIPS campus is spread over 218 Acres. Hostel facility is not available for its students.



                Available Courses
BFA3 YearsApply
BS4 YearsApply
BSC+MSC5 YearsApply
B.DES3 YearsApply
MSC2 YearsApply
MA2 YearsApply
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MS4 YearsApply
M.TECH2 YearsApply
M.COM2 YearsApply
MFA2 YearsApply
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  • Admission Requirements

  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for bachelor’s degree
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement indicating why student wants to become an audiologist
  • GRE
  • Interview (in person at Visitation Day, or by Skype, video, phone call, etc.)
  • Application Deadline

  • January 15 for Fall enrollment (only admit for fall term)

ZIPS MBA Eligibilty Criteria

  • GMAT (score of 500 or better preferred)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • It is recommended that international students apply one month prior to these dates to allow time for admission and I-20 visa processing.  I-20 forms are processed by the Office of International Programs.

ZIPS MSc+PhD Eligibilty Criteria

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • General GRE scores are not required but strongly recommended
  • Application Deadline

  • June 1 for Fall enrollment
  • November 15 for Spring enrollment

ZIPS MA Eligibilty Criteria

  • Possess an undergraduate degree in Communication, Journalism, or a related field; or complete at least 15 semester credits of undergraduate coursework as approved by the School of Communication
  • GRE
  • Essay of no more than 500 words outlining reasons for choosing the graduate program in Communication at The University of Akron

ZIPS MS Eligibilty Criteria

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree in computer science or a related discipline 
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • Demonstrate knowledge of at least one high-level programming language and demonstrate mathematical maturity.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in data structures, computer organization, and operating systems.
  • March 1 for Fall enrollment
  • October 1 for Spring enrollment.

ZIPS MSW Eligibilty Criteria

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Current resume
  • Essay of three to five pages explaining:
    • Why applicant wants to be a social worker
    • Why a graduate degree in social work is necessary to fulfill professional/personal objectives
    • Views on diversity in society
    • A situation in which applicant was the recipient/provider of help, emotionally, socially, or economically, and how this impacted desire to pursue an advanced degree in social work
  • Application Checklist
  • Preferred Program Format Form 

ZIPS MFA Eligibilty Criteria

  • Students must be accepted by the Graduate School at The University of Akron or one of the other three participating universities.
  • They must also submit three letters of recommendation, transcripts, and a writing portfolio.
  • The portfolio will be reviewed by an admissions committee of members from all four universities. Application materials must be submitted by February 1.

ZIPS Certificate Eligibilty Criteria

  • No supplemental materials in addition to submission of the graduate application and official transcripts are required for admission to the Cross-Cultural Negotiation Certificate (Middle Eastern track) program.
ZIPS M.Com Eligibilty Criteria
  • GMAT (score of 500 or better preferred – may be waived for CPAs, CMAs, CIAs, or attorneys who have successfully passed the bar exam and have two years of work experience)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume

ZIPS B.Des Eligibilty Criteria

  • Senior standing (at least 96 credits completed)

  • Overall cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher

  • 3.0 in major field (if you do not have a 3.0 or better in your major field of study special justification will be required from the department)

  • Approval of the graduate course instructor

  • Approval of your adviser

ZIPS M.Tech Eligibilty Criteria

  • GMAT (score of 500 or better preferred)
  • May accept GRE if applicant has two years of work experience
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume


Contact Details of The University of Akron, Ohio

Contact No: (+1) 330-972-6419
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Address: 302 E Buchtel Ave, Akron, OH 44325, United States

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