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About the School of Law

Top 50

Rankings for IP Law, trial advocacy, and part-time studies; U.S. News & World Report, 2020

Over 92%

Employment within 10 months of graduation
(Spring 2021 J.D. recipients)

Just Over

Annual tuition & fees for both Ohio residents and non-residents


Students in good standing that keep scholarships after first year

Top 10

For legal-skills competitions; American Bar Association, 2019


Live-client clinics for
hands-on social justice experience

Living in Akron

life-in-akronThe city of Akron offers a vibrant downtown, serene parks, and events and venues that appeal to almost every interest.

The many ways living in Akron will charm you

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.

The Akron Law Review

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.

How Akron Law promotes diversity in admissions

How Akron Law creates inclusion, diversity and equality.

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.

Professor Brant Lee on teaching the law's racial history

View UA's anti-discrimination and harassment policy

Inside the School of Law's viewbook, a spread of pages showing figures and students inside a common areaViewbook

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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 Admissions 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.


Contact us

150 University Ave.
Akron, OH 44325-2901
Phone: 330-972-7331
Fax: 330-972-7337
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