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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.

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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.

Law students socialize in the new law building

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.

Alumnus Judge Thomas Teodosio to receive Sir Thomas More Award

The Hon. Thomas A. Teodosio is the 2021 recipient of the Sir Thomas More Award, which is given in honor of the patron saint of lawyers.

Justice Yvette McGee Brown to speak at Law School Commencement

The former Ohio Supreme Court Justice will speak at the event on Sunday, May 16.

Alpha Phi Alpha Inc. supports the Judge James R. and Catherine D. Williams Scholarship Fund at UA

The University of Akron Foundation was pleased to accept a $20,000 donation to the Judge James R. and Catherine D. Williams Scholarship Fund from the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.

‘Trouble was all I knew’: Chris Rivero’s remarkable path to practicing law

After honing his criminal defense skills as an assistant public defender in the Legal Defenders Office of Summit County, Christopher Rivero ’15, went all in with Esparza Rivero Law, LLC, in 2020. How he got there is remarkable.

School of Law trial team sweeps regional competition to qualify for nationals

The Akron Law trial team of Madeline Connolly, Taylor Bennington, Austin Nagy, and Katelyn Miller went undefeated throughout the competition to qualify for the national finals.