The main courtroom inside The University of Akron School of Law

THE REFRESHED C. BLAKE MCDOWELL LAW CENTER

A $21 million project creates a modern, high-tech setting for law education. See it.

UNIVERSITY OF AKRON SCHOOL OF LAW

Take advantage of a law school located in a vibrant area acclaimed for its practicality, flexibility, ideal size, affordability, and overall quality. Why Akron Law is right for you.

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Intellectual Property

Our IP program was awarded another top grade in the spring 2018 issue of National Jurist’s preLaw magazine.

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Start next spring!

Our Spring Start program gives you the flexibility to start at Akron Law in January. Spring Start at Akron.

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Earn your degree with less debt

The average Akron Law graduate owes less money in loans than graduates of most other Ohio law schools.

Prospective students

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Admissions

We offer a variety of enrollment options (full-time, part time, enroll in January 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, immigration, civil litigation, economic development and more.

News

Students at The University of Akron School of Law, where the Intellectual Property Program has received a top rating

Design of upgraded building earns praise

Natural light, warm colors and transparency are apparent throughout the student-friendly renovation that was completed in 2018. Properties Magazine profiles the project.

Members of the Trial Advocacy Team at The University of Akron School of Law

Trial team finishes 2nd in national competition

Our Trial Team “proved, once again, that Akron Law is among the best of the best trial advocacy schools in the country,” says C.J. Peters, dean of the School of Law.

Students at The University of Akron School of Law, a top school in the U.S. for trial advocacy

A top school in the nation for trial advocacy

We have been again been named a “top law school for trial advocacy” in the winter 2018 issue of The National Jurist’s preLaw Magazine.

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Events

A professor lectures at The University of Akron's School of Law

Representing Immigrants in Removal Proceedings

Wednesday, Aug. 1 | A full-day training on introductory and intermediate topics for attorneys representing clients with immigration court cases. Details.

Law students at The University of Akron

Orientation for new students

Aug. 21-24 | Check-in and our Student Organization fair will begin at 2 p.m. August 21 in the McDowell Commons at the law school.

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Open house for prospective students

Wednesday, Sept. 12 | Learn about law school, the application process and the legal profession during our open house.

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