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The University of Akron

Program in Adult Development and Aging

Akron, OH

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The University of Akron

Overview

The University of Akron / Program in Adult Development and Aging is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
5
Accepted
3
Enrolled
45%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.25, three letters of recommendation, personal statement, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

10
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 10%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (70%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Changes in memory and cognition with age, automaticity and effects of training, models of visual word recognition, experimental neuropsychology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH  44325
United States
Contact Dr. Paul Levy
Department Chair
Email: plevy@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-8369

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