UNIVERSITY OF AKRON SCHOOL OF LAW

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Statistical profile of the 2017 entering class

In 2017, 161 JD students began their legal studies at The University of Akron School of Law. We believe this is bolstered by solid career prospects, cutting-edge programs, innovative offerings, and increased focus on international programs. If you have any questions about any of the statistics in the chart below, please feel free to contact our Admissions Office at lawadmissions@uakron.edu.

Full-Time Part-Time Overall
Applications 720 96 816
Admit Offers 414 44 458
Entering class stats
Total Enrollment 130 31 161
Female Enrollment 36% 61% 41%
Minority Enrollment 18% 26% 20%
75th Percentile LSAT 154 153 154
Median LSAT 152 150 151
25th Percentile LSAT 149 148 149
75th Percentile UGPA 3.51 3.52 3.51
Median UGPA 3.25 3.31 3.28
25th Percentile UGPA 2.95 2.90 2.94
Median Age 23 28 24
Average Age 25 32 27
Age Range 18 to 66 21 to 55 18 to 66
Non-Ohio Residents 31% 13% 27%

20 states represented:  AZ, CA, CO, FL, ID,IN, MD, MI,MO,NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, TN, TX, UT,VA, WI, WV
69 undergraduate schools represented.
46 undergraduate majors represented.

Statistics for previous classes


Ohio Bar Exam results, 2011-17

Akron Law's first-time taker pass rate on the Ohio bar exam has exceeded the statewide first-time taker pass rate on ten out of the last thirteen exams.
Akron Law's five-year average pass rate in Ohio is 83 percent for first-time takers, exceeding the statewide average of 82 percent. Akron Law graduates have also performed well on the bar exam in other states. Detailed bar exam passage statistics may be found on the bar admissions web page at The Supreme Court of Ohio (or other state supreme courts).

Akron Law supports its graduates’ bar exam preparation in Ohio and other states. For example, our bar exam takers will receive up to a maximum of $2,250 of the final cost of their commercial bar exam preparation course. In addition, Akron Law offers a three-credit bar exam preparation elective course, and sends representatives to the bar exam to support our students each February and July.

Source: Ohio Bar Exam results from the Ohio Supreme Court website

Exam First-time takers All takers
February 2017 63% (19/30) 58% (32/55)
July 2016 78.9 (60/76) 74.4% (64/86)
February 2016 54.2% (13/24) 61.4% (27/44)
July 2015 83.9% (73/87) 80.6% (79/98)
February 2015 83.3% (20/24) 70.0% (28/40)
July 2014 84.0% (63/75) 76.7% (66/86)
February 2014 85.3% (29/34) 77.1% (37/48)
July 2013 85.4% (82/96) 83.0% (83/100)
February 2013 91.4% (32/35) 85.4% (41/48)
July 2012 84.6% (77/91) 81.6% (80/98)
July 2011 89.3% (67/75) 86.4% (70/81)
Feb 2011 100% (16/16) 80.7% (21/26)
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