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NEW BLENDED ONLINE J.D. PROGRAM DESIGNED FOR BUSY PART-TIME STUDENTS

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A student in Akron Law's new Blended Online Juris Doctor (J.D.) program
A student in Akron Law's new Blended Online Juris Doctor (J.D.) program

UA's new Blended Online J.D. Program is designed for busy part-time students

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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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Flexible start times

Begin law school at Akron in January, May or August. Explore flexible start times at Akron.

U.S. News badges for excellence in three areas

Top 50 rankings by U.S. News

They reflect our strength in IP law, trial advocacy, and our part-time J.D. program. Learn more.

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.

Law students socialize in the new law building

Clinical programs

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

News

Summit County's all-female bench

Summit County's all-female bench includes seven Akron Law alumnae

The seven are Judges Alison Breaux, Christine Croce, Amy Corrigall Jones, Joy Malek Old­field, Kathryn Michael, Susan Baker Ross and Mary Margaret Rowlands. Judge Tammy O'Brien earned her undergraduate degree from UA.

Ohio.com: Summit County’s all-female bench marks milestone with portrait

International students find support and success at Akron Law

Students from China, Peru and India talk about why Akron Law is right for them.

Akron Law to collaborate with Ohio Governor and Ohio State University Moritz School of Law to expedite clemency application process

The Governor’s Expedited Pardon Project will simplify Ohio’s lengthy clemency process for certain rehabilitated citizens who have consistently demonstrated that they’ve become contributing members of society.

Crain's Cleveland Business: Employment for new law school grads hits best rate since 2008 recession

Crain's reports that the employment rate for fresh law school grads is now the best since the 2008 recession, while the total number of law firm jobs has increased for the first time in five years.

Light bulb moment: Army intelligence analyst turns patent attorney

For someone as brainy as Nick Buchmuller ’18 — a former intelligence analyst for the U.S. Army Reserve and chemical engineering major — attending School of Law was a no-brainer.

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Events

Feb

5-7

Akron Law Winter Institute, held this year at the Naples (Fla.) Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Earn 12.5 hours of CLE credit, including 4.0 hours of professional conduct. Details and registration.

Feb

13

Open house for prospective students. Learn about admissions and financial aid, and tour of Akron Law's newly renovated building. See details and register.

Mar

7

Open house for prospective students. Learn about admissions and financial aid, and tour of Akron Law's newly renovated building. See details and register.

Mar

9

22nd annual Symposium on Intellectual Property Law and Policy. The Honorable Alice Batchelder, former Chief Judge of the Sixth Circuit, will be the keynote. See details and register.

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Set up a personal visit, or attend one of our open houses or LSAT workshops. Visit Akron Law.