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.

New paths open at Akron Law to Federal clerkships and externships

Former University of Akron School of Law Associate Professor Ryan T. Holte, now a judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims, has selected many recent and future Akron Law graduates for clerkship.

Dean named for The University of Akron School of Law

Emily Janoski-Haehlen named dean of Akron Law following a national search. She is expected to begin on Feb. 21, 2022.

Grant will support Akron Law’s continued work on Expedited Pardon Project

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction awarded Akron Law a grant to continue its work on Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's Expedited Pardon Project.

University of Akron hosts Ohio Supreme Court cases for local high school students

Students from 14 local high schools have the opportunity to listen to arguments before the state’s highest court, the Ohio Supreme Court.

Army Court of Criminal Appeals hears oral arguments at Akron Law

Akron Law hosts the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals for an oral argument and a question and answer session after.