Toledo Law At A Glance
Who We Are
Founded in 1906, Toledo Law has been accredited by the American Bar Association since 1939 and joined the Association of American Law Schools in 1941. Toledo Law is located in the heart of Northwest Ohio, a short drive from both Indiana and Michigan.
Toledo Law has flexible courses of study, including:
- Full-time day, part-time day, or part-time evening J.D. programs
- Four joint degree J.D. programs
- Six certificates of concentration
- Five clinics with practical skills training
- One-year Master of Studies in Law program for non-lawyer professionals who want to deepen their understanding of law
What We Offer Each Student
- Affordable tuition: Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio residents get in-state tuition at Toledo Law. At $17,900, Toledo Law’s in-state tuition rates are the lowest of any law school in all three states. In 2014, more than two-thirds of entering students received scholarships.
- Strong bar passage rates: The most recent 2014 bar passage rates put our graduates as second highest of all nine Ohio law schools and second highest of all five Michigan law schools among first-time takers.
- Small class sizes: With a low student-faculty ratio of 10:1, class sizes are small with fewer than 50 students in a typical first-year course. Over two-thirds of upper-level courses have fewer than 25 students per section.
- World-renowned faculty: Our faculty is highly committed to student success, with personal attention to each student and a “no appointment required” open door policy.
- Broad range of career prospects: Toledo Law graduates work in both public and private sectors, including law firms, businesses, judicial clerkships, federal and state judgeships, and government and public interest organizations throughout the US and abroad.
- Connected alumni: With over 7,000 alumni in 48 states, the District of Columbia, and 8 foreign countries, Toledo Law has a very active and supportive local, national, and international alumni network.
- Engaged student body: Toledo Law students hail from 128 undergraduate institutions with 77 different undergraduate majors. They come from 14 states and 5 foreign countries. With 28 student organizations, Toledo Law’s strong community draws nationally recognized speakers and symposia programs.
- Diverse curriculum: Toledo Law has ten first-year required courses and a broad range of electives including experiential learning courses, flex courses, and faculty-supervised advanced research and writing projects in fields of personal interest to each student. We also offer mock trial and moot court programs, as well as guaranteed clinical and externship opportunities.
- Public Service Emphasis: Since 2007, 200 students have earned the Public Service Commendation, which is awarded for over 30 hours of unpaid law-related public service work completed in a semester. Toledo Law has a Public Service Coordinator on staff in the Law Office of Professional Development to identify public service opportunities to encourage students to connect with engaged alumni to participate in public service work.
For more information, please contact the Law Admissions Office at 419.530.4131 or Law.Admissions@utoledo.edu.