Located in Akron, Ohio, the University of Akron was founded back in 1870 and affiliated with the Universalist Church. Over the years, both the student population and school's mission have changed significantly. Today, nearly 25,000 students attend the University of Akron and the school has been reformatted as a state institution instead of religiously oriented.
Among the over 300 total undergraduate and graduate degrees, the University of Akron's most popular is its College of Polymer Science and Engineering. Also, the University of Akron's Law School is well-known for its great value and rigorous training.
In addition to its academic strengths, the University of Akron is known for its sports: the University of Akron Zips. This unusual name is taken from an antiquated type of "Zippers" overshoe popular in the 20s-30s. Zippy, a kangaroo mascot, helps rally crowds at Zips football and basketball games.
The University of Akron Zips are especially recognized for their men's soccer, women's cross country, men's basketball, and men's football teams. All these University of Akron Zips sports have strong records and reached conference or section playoffs in the past 4 years. To watch these players live, purchase your University of Akron Zips tickets today. University of Akron Zips tickets can go quickly, especially as the teams come off hot winning seasons. Don't wait, buy your University of Akron Zips tickets today!