About the School of Law
Rankings for IP Law, trial advocacy, and part-time studies; U.S. News & World Report, 2020
Employment within 10 months of graduation
(Spring 2021 J.D. recipients)
Annual tuition & fees for both Ohio residents and non-residents
Students in good standing that keep scholarships after first year
For legal-skills competitions; American Bar Association, 2019
Live-client clinics for
hands-on social justice experience
Living in Akron
The city of Akron offers a vibrant downtown, serene parks, and events and venues that appeal to almost every interest.
Akron Law Review
The Akron Law Review is a scholarly legal publication of the School of Law that produces an annual volume of four issues for use by scholars, practitioners, and judges.
Diversity and the Akron Law PLUS Program
Akron Law promotes diversity in the legal profession through its recruitment and admissions policies, and its community involvement.
One example: In the last two years, Akron Law has offered a free-to-the-public, 12-week live online course designed as an introduction to the impact of the law on equality in America. Both times, the course attracted more than 5,000 registrants from across the country.
Read about our affordable and top-ranked programs, our live-client clinics, our national championship-winning legal-skills teams and more.
Founded in 1921, the University of Akron School of Law has been accredited by the American Bar Association since 1961. The law school is approved by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar of the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654, 312-988-6738. It is also a member of the American Association of Law Schools.