Students who are over the age of 21 or have been out of a traditional academic setting for several years

Student WorkingFor the most part, applying to The University of Akron Wayne College as an adult student is the same as it is for any student. You must have a high school diploma from an accredited school or a GED for acceptance.

Experience is now worth college credit at Wayne College!
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For candidates age 21 and older, submitting high school transcripts, GED results or other documentation is required. If you have credits from another higher education institution, please be sure to apply as a transfer student.

You may also complete the UA application online. To receive an admissions application, just click here to go to our information request page.

For more information, please don't hesitate to go to our information request page, call or write the Office of Admissions, The University of Akron Wayne College, 1901 Smucker Road, Orrville, OH 44667. The phone numbers are 330-684-8900 or 1-800-221-8308, ext. 8900.

Student-WritingAchieving College Success

Achieving College Success (ACS) helps you get a jump start on college by building math skills you need to succeed.

Achieving College Success is for you, if::

  • You have not taken a math class in several years and want to strengthen your skills before taking the placement test.
  • You recently earned your GED and are interested in attending college.
  • You want to be prepared for college level math.
  • You want to develop college level study skills.
  • You want to build self-confidence and learn your way around a college campus.

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then call today to learn more about the FREE Achieving College Success program. (See Flyer PDF)

Graduates-2020To participate, placement tests are require - Classes begin June 9 – August 13, 2020.

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Contact Dave Marsteller, at 330-972-5793 or by email at