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.

Law graduate explains how perseverance pays off at bar admissions ceremony

Akron law graduate, Patrick Warczak Jr., gives interview to Court News Ohio about how his perseverance as a nontraditional law student helped him find success on graduating and passing the Ohio Bar Examination.

Personal finance website highlights the attractions of Akron Law

Finance Editor Adam West writes Akron Law offers affordable tuition, generous scholarships, and a flexible course schedule; a proven training ground for aspiring legal professionals.

Assistant General Counsel at Pfizer to discuss the fight against Covid-19 at 2022 IP Law and Policy Symposium

Keynote speaker, Matthew Pugmire, Assistant General Counsel at Pfizer, will discuss the role of IP in the fight against Covid-19.

Akron Law BLSA moot court team receives award at Atlanta competition

Second year students received the best respondent's brief award at the Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition in Atlanta.

3L Akron Law student named a Presidential Management Fellows Scholar

Dominie Burwell has been selected as a 2022 finalist in the prestigious Presidential Management Fellows Program; a two-year leadership development program for entry-level advanced degree candidates designed to develop a cadre of potential government leaders.

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.

Events

May

13

Outstanding Alumni Awards Breakfast and CLE
7:30 - 12:15 p.m.
See more details.

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Visit Akron Law

There are many ways to visit Akron Law. You can attend an open house or join a LSAT workshop. We also offer personal visits by request.