University of Akron

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C. Blake McDowell Law Center
Akron, OH 44325

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
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#121 Best Law Schools


#45 in Part-time Law

Law School Overview

The School of Law at University of Akron has an application deadline of March 1. Its tuition is full-time: $23,583 per year (in-state); full-time: $23,683 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $19,088 per year (in-state); and part-time: $19,188 per year (out-of-state). The student-faculty ratio is 11.8:1. The School of Law at University of Akron has 43 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

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Year founded 1921
Public/private Public
Law school designation Regional


Application deadline March 1
Full-time program application fee $0
Part-time program application fee $0
Admissions phone (800) 425-7668
Admissions email


Full- and part-time faculty 43
Student-faculty ratio 11.8:1
Total faculty 49

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 292
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 166


Tuition and fees

Full-time: $23,583 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $23,683 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $19,088 per year (in-state)
Part-time: $19,188 per year (out-of-state)

Room and board $11,524


Employed at graduation2 23.7%
Median private sector starting salary $58,500
Median public service starting salary $50,000


Total volumes and volume equivalents 263,888

* Law School Overview details based on 2013 data

2. Represents the percentage of all 2012 graduates who had a full-time job lasting at least a year for which bar passage was required or a J.D. degree was an advantage. These employment rates are part of the data on placement success used to determine a school’s ranking.

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