Transfer, visiting, LL.M., and nondegree applicants
A law student who has completed not more nor less than one year at an ABA-accredited law school and is in good academic standing may apply to be admitted as a transfer student.
LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law
Our distinguished intellectual property program provides students with non-science and science backgrounds with training from renowned experts, close contact with IP lawyers and leaders in industry, and pathways to success. The LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law is an advanced, post-J.D. degree that allows individuals to pursue additional specialized study in the area of intellectual property law. The LL.M. may be pursued as a stand-alone degree after completion of the J.D. program or concurrently with the J.D. program.
A law student who is currently enrolled at another ABA-accredited law school may apply for transient status for one or more semesters.
Graduate students (law classes for graduate credit)
Students pursuing graduate degrees may take law courses for graduate credit, provided the proper permission is given by the student's dean or department head.
Honors to Law
The Honors to Law Program is a program designed to attract a talented pool of University of Akron students who may also be racially and/or economically diverse to remain at the University for law school by offering presumptive admission to the School of Law based upon specified entering credentials and undergraduate academic performance. Presumptive admission is offered when the student matriculates into the University of Akron as an undergraduate student.
Audit - Attorneys
Attorneys wishing to obtain CLE credit may do so by auditing classes at The University of Akron School of Law. Attorneys must be licensed to practice law within the United States and hold a J.D. from an ABA–accredited law school.
Audit - General Public
Akron Law is a Legal Education Center. As such, opportunities to enrich the classroom and a diverse student body with accomplished individuals who can provide great insight and gain much from this educational experience can be of great benefit to the community.. Individuals who have received at least a Bachelor's degree may apply to enroll in 9200 School of Law course(s) as an "Audit/Guest" with approval of the admissions committee and the law faculty member who teaches the course(s) in which the prospective audit/guest student wishes to enroll.