The University of Akron

Category: Education

302 Buchtel Ave
Akron, OH 44304

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The University of Akron is a public institution of higher learning founded in 1870 as a small college affiliated with the Universalist Church. In 1913 ownership was transferred to the City of Akron due to financial problems. In 1967 the university became a state institution. The school offers more than 200 undergraduate and 100 graduate majors.