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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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, immigration, civil litigation, economic development and more.

News

US News and World Report ranking badges

Trial Advocacy Program ranked No. 25 in country by U.S. News

The latest U.S. News & World Report Best Law Schools Ranking rates our Trial Advocacy program No. 25 in the country. The Intellectual Property ranked No. 51, while Part-time Studies was No. 46.

Internship program immerses students in med-tech commercialization

The program aims to create a regional ecosystem supporting the next generation of health care entrepreneurs.

Akron Law prepares students for growing field of health law

The COVID-19 pandemic has accentuated the need for special legal expertise in the health care area.

Three faculty chosen for a C. Blake McDowell Jr. Professorship

Bernadette Bollas Genetin, Willa E. Gibson and Joann Marie Sahl were awarded the Professorship.

CBS News story on case won by Akron law grads wins Emmy

Five alumni from The University of Akron School of Law, working as trial attorneys for two area law firms, helped a small business win a high-profile, multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit against Oberlin College in June 2019.