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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.

Law students socialize in the new law building

Clinical programs

Through our clinical programs, you can build expertise in such areas as trademark, civil litigation, economic development and more.

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.

School of Law trial team sweeps regional competition to qualify for nationals

The Akron Law trial team of Madeline Connolly, Taylor Bennington, Austin Nagy, and Katelyn Miller went undefeated throughout the competition to qualify for the national finals.

A police officer who is about to earn a law degreeFrom law enforcement to law school, and other challenges

The remarkable journey of Darrell Claytor, a lieutenant in the University of Akron Police Department who will soon graduate with a law degree.

Registration open for the 23rd Annual Symposium on Intellectual Property Law and Policy

Register now for our 23rd Annual Symposium on Intellectual Property Law and Policy on Thursday - Friday, March 25-26. This online CLE will be held virtually from noon – 5 p.m. each day. It will cover legal updates and discussions in all areas of IP Law including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and international IP issues.

Akron Law adds a former practicing physician to its faculty | Akron Legal News

As a practicing cardiologist and academic physician, George Horvath witnessed firsthand how U.S. laws affect healthcare access and delivery. Now, after embarking on a second career in the legal profession, he is bringing his unique perspective to Akron Law.