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University of Akron
302 Buchtel Common, Akron, OH 44325
The University of Akron is part of the University System of Ohio. The university offers about 200 undergraduate and more than 100 graduate majors. Enrollment is approximately 27,000 students. The University's best-known program is its College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering, housed in a 12-story reflective glass building that overlooks downtown Akron and the western edge of the campus. UA’s Archives of the History of American Psychology, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, contains famous psychology artifacts and is visited regularly by researchers from around the world.
Library access: The Bierce and Science & Technology library are the two main campus libraries. The libraries are open to the public. Alumni, community members and high school students may request free borrowing privileges.
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