The School of Law Admissions Committee seeks students who will perform successfully in law school, enhance the environment of the School of Law and ultimately use their legal education to benefit society. Thus, the committee strives to assemble a student body that is academically well-prepared, highly motivated, and diverse.
Note that there is no minimum Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score or undergraduate grade point average (UGPA) that an applicant must have in order to be considered for admission. To determine if your LSAT score and UGPA are competitive with our applicant pool, however, you may want to check our entering class profile from last year.
Although an applicant's LSAT score and UGPA are important indicators of academic preparation and motivation, the admissions committee considers many other factors as well. These factors include, but are not limited to, the following:
The University of Akron School of Law is an equal opportunity educational institution. In assessing an applicant's academic promise, the admissions committee considers the extent to which the applicant has overcome disadvantages associated with obstacles in life, including membership in a historically disadvantaged racial or ethnic group. Committee members seek to recruit and enroll minority students.