B.A. On Campus


The University of Akron

48 months
15500 USD/year
15500 USD/year
11880 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Economics program of The University of Akron studies of how society, businesses, organizations and individuals produce, exchange, buy and sell goods and services.


Economics Fundamentals

A Bachelor of Arts in the Economics program of The University of Akron prepares students for careers in the field through:

  • Core courses in theory, quantitative and computer methods
  • Development of analytical and problem solving skills
  • A program tailored with electives geared toward a particular career track in: business, banking and international economics, public policy, graduate school

Real-world Experience

Gain practical professional experience through internship opportunities typically taken in the summer between the third and fourth years.

Career Opportunities

With an economics degree you can do "anything you want to do" or "anything which requires analytical and problem solving skills." You will have an important skill set that differentiates you from others, and is needed in both the private and public sectors, which gives you flexibility. Thus, a variety of career opportunities are available to well-trained economists:

  • Academics
  • Business
  • Consulting
  • Government
  • Journalism
  • Pre-law

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Labor Market Analysis and Evaluation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official Proof of English Proficiency
  • Official SAT/ACT (Optional, required only for scholarships and direct admission)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11880 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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