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.

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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, civil litigation, economic development and more.

In the School of Law, we rise together at UA
In the School of Law, we rise together at UA
In the School of Law, we rise together at UA

News

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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. More.

Akron Law class of 2022 records 10,000+ hours of pro bono service

Even through a pandemic, Akron Law students in the class of 2022 have donated more than 10K hours of service to the community.

Akron Law professor to present at prestigious health law workshop

Professor George Horvath has been selected for presentation at the 2022 Health Law Scholars Workshop.

New director of legal writing

Charles W. Oldfield named director of legal writing, assistant professor of law.

New associate dean of academic excellence

School of Law names Willa E. Gibson associate dean of academic excellence

Law graduate explains how perseverance pays off at bar admissions ceremony

Akron law graduate, Patrick Warczak Jr., gives interview to Court News Ohio about how his perseverance as a nontraditional law student helped him find success on graduating and passing the Ohio Bar Examination.

Personal finance website highlights the attractions of Akron Law

Finance Editor Adam West writes Akron Law offers affordable tuition, generous scholarships, and a flexible course schedule; a proven training ground for aspiring legal professionals.

Akron Law BLSA moot court team receives award at Atlanta competition

Second year students received the best respondent's brief award at the Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition in Atlanta.

Events

LAW SCHOOL ACADEMIC CALENDAR

July

15

Akron Law Open House
10 a.m.- Noon
See more details and register here.

Aug

11

Akron Law Open House
3 - 5 p.m.
See more details and register here.

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Visit Akron Law

There are many ways to experience Akron Law; attend an open house, or join a LSAT workshop. We also offer personal visits by request.

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