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University of Akron | Akron Law

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
65%
Number students applying:
751
Number students accepted:
486
First-year attrition rate:
16%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
156
Median:
153
25th percentile:
148

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.68
Median:
3.41
25th percentile:
2.92

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $24,340 $14,947
Non-resident $24,440 $15,047
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $16,524
Off Campus $16,524                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
444
Number students enrolled full-time:
274
Number students enrolled part-time:
170
Number of first-year students:
120

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
40%
% Women students:
44%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
10%
% Minority students:
13%
% International students:
1%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
1
Names of law journals:
Akron Law Review
% of students involved in law journals:
32%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
23%
% of students in field placements:
18%
% of students in simulation courses:
97%

Curriculum Strengths

Corporate/M&A/Transactions,
Criminal Justice,
Media-Entertainment/Intellectual Property,
International Law,
Trial Skills and Litigation

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 53% 66
National Employment Rate 2013 52% 86
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer OH 72% 88
State 2nd Largest Employer TX 3% 3
State 3rd Largest Employer IL 2% 2
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer OH 82% 122
State 2nd Largest Employer NY 2.7% 4
State 3rd Largest Employer DC 1.4% 2

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
6.1%
Law Firm 2-10
20.3%
Law Firm 11-25
7.4%
Law Firm 26-50
5.4%
Law Firm 51-100
2%
Law Firm 101-250
0.7%
Law Firm 251-500
1.4%
Law Firm 501+
1.4%
Law Firm Unknown Size
2%
Business & Industry
23.7%
Government
12.2%
Public Interest / Service
1.4%
Clerkships Federal
0
Clerkships State / Local
0
Education / Academia
0.7%
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 OH 84% 86%
State 2
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 OH 91% 86%
State 2
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 OH 91% 86%
State 2
State 3

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Public
Part-time:
Yes
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
Feeder School 2:
Feeder School 3:

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:
URL (if any):

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH 44325
Region:
Great Lakes
Main Phone:
330-972-7331
Admissions Phone:
800-425-7668
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Matthew
J.
Wilson
Undergraduate:
AB
School:
University of Utah
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Temple University
Graduate Degree:
School:
Director of Admissions:
Adam
Messner
Undergraduate:
BS
School:
Youngstown State University
Law Degree:
School:
Graduate Degree:
MS
School:
University of Akron

Reputation Profile

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