The University of Akron College of Business Administration offers numerous scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students, including full tuition scholarships.
A high percentage of Fulbright applicants are admitted and receive these scholarships, valued up to $40,000/year. The GMAT may be deferred for Fulbright scholars. Students may be admitted on the condition that they take the exam within their first semester of study.
UA is proud to have hosted nearly 40 Fulbright, Amideast and USAID students in the past eleven years. They have studied masters degree programs in the areas of e-business, accounting, finance, management, international business, marketing, health care, supply chain, information systems, human resources and taxation. THe Fulbright/Amideast and USAID students contribute to the growth of the rest of our student body and we contribute to their growth as individuals.
Akron was ranked one of the Princeton Review`s Best 301 Business Schools in 2010 and our undergraduate programs were ranked in the top 100 business programs in Business Week`s 2010 publication. A is one of 167 business schools worldwide that has all of its programs, including Accounting, accredited by AACSB. We offer extraordinary opportunities to participate in hands-on, cross-functional, entrepreneurial team projects such as Austin BioInnovation Projects, Business Plan and Case competitions.
Akron is located in a hub of business activity with Fortune 1000 companies headquartered in the Akron area including The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Progressive Insurance, Eaton Corporation, Parker Hannifin, Sherwin Williams, Key Corp., Timken, FirstEnergy, J.M. Smucker, A. Schulman, Lubrizol and Medical Mutual of Ohio. Top ranked Health Care Systems in our area include the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Rainbow Babies & Children=92s Hospitals, Summa Health Systems, Akron Children=92s Hospital and Akron General Medical Center.
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Myra Weakland, MBA
University of Akron College of Business