University of Akron Wayne College

Tel: (800)221-8308
2,038 students
Public institution
The mission of Wayne College to provide high quality, accessible credit and noncredit educational opportunities to the citizens of Wayne, Medina, and Holmes counties and surrounding areas, and to be a partner with and resource for the communities and organizations it serves.
School Highlights:
University of Akron Wayne College serves 2,038 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 20%.
University of Akron Wayne College is one of 2 community colleges within Wayne County County, OH.
The nearest community college is Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (9.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
University of Akron Wayne College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 67 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 2,038 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 60% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,038 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
26:1
# Full-Time Students
885 students
816 students
# Part-Time Students 1,153 students
1,024 students
University of Akron Wayne College sch enrollment University of Akron Wayne College sta enrollment
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
% Black
2%
12%
% White
90%
57%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
3%
3%
University of Akron Wayne College sch ethnicity University of Akron Wayne College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.04 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $6,116 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,964 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,116 $5,940
University of Akron Wayne College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,964 $10,047
University of Akron Wayne College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 87%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1972, Wayne College is the only regional branch of The University of Akron and is authorized by the State of Ohio through the Ohio State Board of Regents to offer general education, including associate degrees and baccalaureate-oriented preparation; technical education programs; and continuing education experiences for those who live in the College's service area of Wayne, Medina and Holmes counties. With one primary and several smaller buildings, Wayne College has approximately 200,000 square feet on a campus of 160 acres on the north edge of the city of Orrville. The College is currently working with Sasaki and Associates Architects to develop a twenty-year plan for campus/facilities development. The College has maintained a high degree of technical currency in its classrooms, labs, and other facilities. The College has a state-of-the-art distance learning classroom and over 200 computers on campus accessible to students. Students at Wayne College are prepared for a variety of paraprofessional and technical careers in business, industry, and public service within a range of two year occupational educational programs. Certificate programs are designed to provide students with specialized job training utilizing courses from the college's associate degree programs. These courses may subsequently be applied toward the Associate of Applied Business in Office Administration or Business Management Technology degrees, or the Associate of Applied Science in Health Care Office Management, Social Services Technology or Computer Service and Network Technology degrees. The University of Akron Wayne College is accredited at the associate degree level by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,816 per year for in-state students and $10,583 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,043 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.34, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Herzing University-Toledo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.