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FIRST PUBLIC LAW SCHOOL IN OHIO
TO ACCEPT THE GRE

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A student who took the GRE to gain admission to The University of Akron School of Law
A student who took the GRE to gain admission to The University of Akron School of Law

First public law school in Ohio to accept the GRE

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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

Greater bar exam success

Starting their first year, Akron Law students receive full academic and bar-prep support at no cost through an innovative partnership with BARBRI.

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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

A crosswalk in a city

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

Akron Law introduces innovative Blended Online J.D. Program

Akron makes it easier to attend law school for those with a full-time job, family obligations and other responsibilities.

Akron Law to accept GRE scores as an alternative to the LSAT

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.

Akron Law student’s IP prowess adds value in biotech internship

During Rehan Peerzada's six-week internship program at Northeast Ohio Medical University, he used his background in patents and intellectual property to pitch medical innovations to investors.

Akron Legal News: Constitutional Law Conference to focus on 19th Amendment

A preview of the conference and its examination of whether the amendment has lived up to its promise of gender equality.

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Events

Nov

23

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

Jan

11

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

An Akron Law professor with students pursing a law degree

Visit Akron Law

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