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What's your motive?

There are as many reasons for becoming a lawyer as there are specialties to pursue. Do you want to speak out against oppression? Develop case law that lives on for decades to come? Become the voice of your generation, trumpeting the social issues that define our day? No matter what your reason is, here you’ll be able to achieve great heights. 

At ONU Law, we have created a unique program where you can develop the skills to make a difference, regardless of where you want to go with your law degree.

Your days here will be filled with incredible opportunities to build experience with working legal professionals. Once you graduate, you’ll find an international network of tight-knit alumni ready to help you advance. From your first day onward, you’ll discover a community that will take the passions you have and help you develop into the lawyer that you want to be.

Evidence of Excellence

  • Founded in 1885 - Celebrating more than 130 years of preparing students for legal practice
  • Ranked lowest on the list for total debt upon graduation among private law schools - Law School Transparency
  • Lowest private law school tuition in the Midwest  $28,250 (2018-19)
  • Ranked first in Ohio for first-time bar passage following the February 2017 exam
  • Tied for second in Ohio for first-time bar passage following the July 2017 exam
  • 6:1 student-to-faculty ratio – one of the lowest in the country
  • 45-year track record of providing high-impact, 100% guaranteed clinic and externship placements – almost 20 years before any other law school
  • Loyal alumni network spanning all 50 states and abroad
  • 115+ courses which include skills courses, intensive topic courses, moot court, pro bono and public interest fellowships
  • A private Methodist affiliated academic institution that welcomes students of all backgrounds, faiths and cultures