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Visit Wayne College!

Visit Wayne CollegeLearn about Wayne College admissions, course offerings and financial aid. Group Visits are held the second Monday of the month at 6 p.m. in our Student Life Building.

• Monday, August 11

To schedule a Personal Visit or to attend one of our Group Visits, please contact our Student Services Center at 330-684-8900 or 1-800-221-8308, ext. 8900.


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Wayne News

Wayne College Freezes Tuition for Second Year

Frozen TuitionAs part of its commitment to affordability, The University of Akron Wayne College is instituting a tuition freeze for the second straight academic year, allowing students to take classes during the 2014-2015 academic year at the 2012-2013 tuition rate.


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3D Printer Grant from Laura B. Frick - PNC Bank Helps Wayne College Students Apply Knowledge

A 3D printer recently purchased by The University of Akron Wayne College is facilitating real-world application of what students learn in the classroom.

The 3D printer, purchased with a grant from The Laura B. Frick Charitable Trust – PNC Bank Trustee, is currently being used by students in the College’s engineering program. Students who in the past created 3D images to submit as class assignments are now producing and submitting actual objects instead. According to Wayne College’s interim dean and engineering professor, Dan Deckler, the printer has created a buzz among students who are now often found spending their free time in the 3D printing lab.


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Fall Classes Begin August 25

Are you looking for an affordable college with world-class professors who really care about student success? At UA Wayne College you can earn the first two years of almost any bachelor’s degree at 30% less than most four-year colleges and universities! With an average class size of 18 students our professors give each student the personal attention they deserve. Apply Now!


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Scarborough named UA's 16th president

The University of Akron Board of Trustees voted unanimously to name Scott L. Scarborough, PhD, the 16th President of the University. Noting his impressive credentials and his extensive experience in the management of all aspects of higher education, including complex financial matters, Board Chair Richard W. Pogue stated: “Dr. Scarborough clearly shares our vision for the University of Akron. We have confidence that he will help us advance our mission as a public research university committed to our students’ success, to creating new models for sustaining academic excellence, and to our role as a vital contributor to the regional economy.” His term will begin July 1, 2014.


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The entire faculty and staff at Wayne College would like to welcome you to the Wayne College community. Wayne College is situated in the midst of 160-acres of beautiful countryside in Orrville, Ohio. It is a modern, easy access, sprawling facility surrounded by walking trails, an aquatic area and athletic facilities.

The campus provides the benefits of a major university in a safe, relaxed atmosphere. The Student Life Building serves as a gathering place for student activities including clubs and organizations, visiting musical artists, speakers and exhibits. Within the state-of-the-art facility is a Barnes & Noble bookstore, the Market¬place Café, pool tables, flat screen televisions, and an outdoor patio area.

Most importantly, though, Wayne College is a place where students, teaching and learning are our top priorities. It is a place where faculty and staff are committed to the success of each student, a place where we will work together to help you reach your educational and personal goals.

We wish you all the best and look forward to meeting you!

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1901 Smucker Road, Orrville, OH 44667
Phone: 330-683-2010
Toll Free: 1-800-221-8308
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