Is ASL accredited?



ASL is fully accredited by the American Bar Association. As such, ASL graduates are eligible to sit for the bar examination in any U.S. state or the District of Columbia.*

* The Appalachian School of Law has been fully approved by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association since 2006. The Section of Legal Education may be contacted at 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60610 or by phone at 312-988-6738.


Community Service

ASL will fuel your commitment to making a difference in the world. Through our community-service requirement of 25 hours per semester, you’ll volunteer at places like:

  • Animal shelters
  • Carnivals for disadvantaged children
  • Free medical clinics
  • Recycling centers
  • Retirement homes