The University of Akron offers public research opportunities to their students and the benefits of being a part of the University System of Ohio. Akron was founded in 1870 under the name "Buchtel College" in Akron, Ohio. Since then, Akron has grown to offer their 27,000 students about 200 undergraduate majors and over 100 graduate degree options. While the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering steals the cake for the best building on campus, the students across campus can agree that the best days of the week take place at James A. Rhodes Arena, InfoCision Stadium- Summa Field, and FirstEnergy Stadium. The Akron Zips have a traditional of exceptional athletic teams. While the Akron football won a MAC Championship and participated in the Motor City Bowl, the soccer team lead an undefeated season which took them to the 2009 Men's Division I Soccer Championship. In the following year, the Akron Zips soccer team secured the 2010 College Cup against the University of Louisville. The University of Akron have seen 23 of their soccer players play professionally for teams such as the Phildadelphia Union and Sporting Kansas City. Next time you go to the game, stock up on all your Zips sportswear at Rally House and shop the biggest collection of Akron apparel & accessories. Discover awesome Zips dorm gear or drinkware while you stock up on your mens & womens clothing. As a Rally House shopper, you have access to discounts, ticket giveaways, and local player appearances by signing up for Rally Rewards. While we pride ourselves on outstanding customer service, we also take pride in our teams; just like you.