Akron Law School

General Info

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The University of Akron is an institution of higher learning located in Akron, Ohio. It was founded in 1870 as a small college affiliated with the Universalist Church. In 1913 ownership was transferred to the City of Akron due to financial problems. In 1967 the university became a state institution.

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Akron Law School Admissions

Akron Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 64% of its applicants. Comparatively, Akron is Lower than the average cost for law school.

Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2024 1051 664 (63.18%) 146 (13.9%)
25% Median 75%
GPA 2.88 3.25 3.56
LSAT 147 152 154

Tuition And Financial Aid

In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $24,452 $24,552
Part Time $14,968 $15,068

Living Expenses

  • Living on-campus: $17,100
  • Living off-campus: $17,100
  • Living at home: $5,000

Important Dates

  • Early Decision 1: N/A
  • Early Decision 2: N/A
  • Regular Decision: N/A
  • Application Fee: N/A

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Akron Law School Community

Akron Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Akron is Below Average.

Student body

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Comparable Schools

Faculty Statistics

  • Full Time: 28
  • Part Time: 23

Faculty

  • # Female Faculty: 19
  • # Minority Faculty: 8

Ratio

15.4 Students

1 Faculty

Housing Options

  • On Campus Housing: Yes
  • Graduate Housing: Yes
  • Law Specific Housing: No

Akron Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. University of Akron 1L section size is 1% larger than law schools in Ohio and 28% smaller than all PUBLIC law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Akron Law School: 103
Ohio Average: 102
PUBLIC School Average: 132

Positions Available in Advanced Courses

  • Simulation Courses: 570
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics: 420

Students Involved in Advanced Activities

  • Field Placements: 79
  • Law Journals: 98
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials: 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year: 10.8%
  • Second Year: 2.3%
  • Third Year: 1.4%
  • Fourth Year: 0.0%

Akron Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The University of Akron class of 2019 had an employment rate of 90% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2019, 88.4%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 39.0%
  • Business: 28.0%
  • Government: 23.0%
  • Public Interest: 3.0%
  • Academia: 2.0%
  • Ohio: 79%
  • Texas: 3%
  • Illinois: 2%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 88.4%
  • First Time Takers: 138
  • Average School: 84.4%
  • Average State: 80.7%
  • Pass Difference: 3.7%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Ohio: 81.1%
  • Passed: 92 of 110 (83.6%)
  • State Average: 80.7%
  • Difference: 2.5%