College of Law

 

RAISING 
awareness

Kathryn Tucker, a non-traditional UToledo law student juggling a full-time career, along with being a wife, mother, and an active community member, was inspired to make strides in human rights and international law following a life-changing trip to Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.

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It was a fascinating and invaluable experience that added depth to my understanding of the proceedings.
— Kathryn Tucker

Toledo Law is a top school in the nation for practical training, public service, and the greatest resources for women. You'll get access to the vibrant cultural amenities of a big city with the close-knit feel of a small community. Explore our Transcript alumni magazine to read about our incredible alumni network and its global impact. Continue your discovery with our Viewbook, which offers a guide to life at the college. Learn why more students are choosing Toledo Law.

LEGAL CAREER PATHWAYS

Not every law student has the same needs. Our flexible J.D. program can be tailored to your goals and timetable. We offer full- and part-time options, and certificates of concentration in diverse legal areas.

J.D. Program

JOINT DEGREES

Toledo Law collaborates with other UToledo colleges to offer J.D. joint degree programs that allow you to earn two graduate degrees at a faster pace, most in as little as three to four years. You can select from a variety of options or customize your own degree.

Joint Degrees

ACADEMIC/BAR SUPPORT

Toledo Law provides resources to ensure your success in the classroom and on the bar exam. We'll prepare you as a first-year student for the demands of law school and help you pass the bar exam with access to mentoring and comprehensive bar review.

Success Programs

27,000+
Student Public
Service Hours
Since 2007

61%
Women in
Entering Class
Entering Class 2022

3.53
Median GPA for
Entering Class
Entering Class 2022

$20,000
Median First-Year
Merit Scholarship
Entering Class 2022

HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

In today's competitive market, real-world experience is critical. At Toledo Law, 100% of our students participate in a clinic, externship, or simulation course before graduation. We also offer robust appellate and trial advocacy programs to further perfect your skills.

Experiential Learning

STUDENT LIFE

At Toledo Law, lawyering skills and professionalism are emphasized from day one. Individualize your student experience by participating in activities and student groups that promote collaboration through social, educational, and service opportunities.

Student Life

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Toledo Law is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our supportive community fosters respect and open dialogue in course discussions, workshops, and lectures. We're also building programs to increase access to legal education.

Diversity & Inclusion
 

Experience Toledo Law

Meet Kayte Geist, '23

Kayte Geist’s journey from her career as an entrepreneur and business owner to a law school graduate pursuing her dream of becoming a lawyer is a testament to her resilience, determination, and family support. She spent 2.5 years commuting daily to Toledo from Fort Wayne, Indiana. Read News Story

 

Experience Toledo Law

Meet Cameron Ervin, '23

Cameron Ervin has been on the fast track since he began his undergraduate studies at UToledo. With the goal of becoming a lawyer in mind from the start, he joined the accelerated 3+3 program which allowed him to begin law school after only 2.5 years as an undergraduate student. Read News Story

 

Experience Toledo Law

Meet Katie Zura, 3L

Katie Zura is in her second year of law school, having joined Toledo Law through the 3+3 Accelerated program as a political science major at UToledo. “I would 100% recommend this program to other students. It will challenge you, but being able to complete undergrad sooner and prioritize your goals makes it so worth it.” Read News Story

Last Updated: 5/23/24