THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON SCHOOL OF LAW

Take advantage of a law school acclaimed for its practicality, flexibility, ideal size, affordability, and overall quality. Why Akron Law is right for you.

Akron Law's partnership with Barbri exam prep

GRE and LSAT now accepted

Akron is the first public law school in Ohio to accept the GRE and the first law school in the country to do so whose annual tuition for all students is under $25,000.

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Help support Akron Law students

You can help support Akron Law students with your gift to the Akron Law Student Assistance Fund.

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Blended Online J.D. Program

Our new Blended Online J.D. Program makes it easier for people with full-time jobs and other obligations to attend law school.

Prospective students

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Admissions

We offer a variety of enrollment options (full time, part time, enroll in January, August or May). Plus: How to apply. Tuition and fees. Financial aid options.

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Clinical programs

Through our clinical programs, you can build expertise in such areas as trademark, immigration, civil litigation, economic development and more.

News

US News and World Report ranking badges

Trial Advocacy Program ranked No. 25 in country by U.S. News

The latest U.S. News & World Report Best Law Schools Ranking rates our Trial Advocacy program No. 25 in the country. The Intellectual Property ranked No. 51, while Part-time Studies was No. 46.

Akron Law students win Ohio AG’s Public Service Mock Trial Competition

A team of four students from The University of Akron School of Law took first place in the Ohio Attorney General’s 8th annual Public Service Mock Trial Competition

Law School unveils new Washington D.C. IP Externship program

The program offers Akron Law students interested in IP law the opportunity to gain valuable experience working in a legal capacity for government, public interest organizations, judges, or other related entities in Washington.

IP law students to compete in developing new medical technologies

The students will help develop much-needed medical technologies in a new, interdisciplinary student competition launched by Northeast Ohio Medical University.

Akron IP Center to launch Global Trade Secret Institute

The institute will be a key resource of expert knowledge about trade secret protection for policymakers.

IP Center to collaborate on joint project with leading Indian law university

India’s economy is growing and the country has become more serious about its IP system.