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The University of Akron

Overview

The University of Akron / School of Law is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor (JD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Taxation (JD/M Tax)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Master of Laws (LL M)
Juris Doctor/Master of Applied Politics (JD/MAP)
Juris Doctor/Master of Laws (JD/LL M)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 122
Other Advanced Degrees 37

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

816
Applied
458
Accepted
161
Enrolled
56%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements LSDAS

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 650
TOEFL IBT score: 115

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

460
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.35%
Black or African American 6.52%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.39%
Unknown 3.48%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

54
Total faculty
Full-time - 38
Part-time - 16
Male (36)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Intellectual property; law and science; trust and elder law, including taxation and retirement benefits; professional responsibility and judicial ethics; Constitutional law, theory, and process
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH  44325
United States
Contact Mr. Martin H. Belsky
Dean
Email: belsky@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-6359
Fax: 330-258-2343

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