B.Sc. On Campus

Surveying and Mapping

The University of Akron

36 months
15500 USD/year
15500 USD/year
11880 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Surveying and Mapping program of The University of Akron is teaching the students to collect data in the field, make calculations and do computer-aided drafting.


Surveying and Mapping Fundamentals

Advancing beyond the technician level studies, this program provides the academic preparation needed to pursue a license as a professional surveyor.  

This “Step Up” program builds on the knowledge and skills developed during your associate degree studies

The comprehensive curriculum of the Surveying and Mapping program of The University of Akron includes learning how to:

  • use a variety of tools
  • create maps using principles and techniques of field measurements and adjustments
  • design construction projects and subdivisions
  • use GIS and GPS technology

Our Faculty

  • are innovative and interactive
  • use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning

Hands-on Research

Experience surveying and mapping technology firsthand through the Surveying and Mapping Program's two computerized laboratories. They are equipped for:

  • map generation and GIS/GPS activities
  • surveying instrumentation studies and practices.

Real-world Experience

Gain practical professional experience through an internship or UA's optional cooperative education program. Through co-op, you’ll alternate semesters of work and school while earning a competitive salary. 

Degrees and Preparation

A degree in surveying and mapping prepares you for a variety of work environments:

  • engineering and architectural services firms
  • federal, state and local governments
  • construction firms
  • mining and oil and gas extraction companies
  • public utilities companies

Career Outlook

As technologies become more complex, individuals with a bachelor's degree and strong technical skills will have the best job opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey Computations & Adjustments
  • Intermediate Geographic and Land Information Systems
  • Boundary Control & Legal Principles
  • Advanced Topics in Technical Mathematics
  • Legal Aspects of Surveying
  • Global Positioning System Surveying

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 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 36 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    11880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11880 USD per year during 36 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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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