Florida A&M Law School

Florida A&M University is a comprehensive, public, co-educational and fully accredited land-grant university offering a broad range of instruction, research, and service programs at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels. The main campus occupies over 419 acres located on the highest of seven hills in the capital city of Tallahassee. The thirteen (13) schools and colleges are committed to excellence in instruction, learning, and research, and cover a wide range of academic disciplines and related professional preparation. The 2000 Florida Legislature unanimously passed legislation establishing a law school at Florida A&M University and on June 14, 2000, Governor Jeb Bush signed the bill into law. The College of Law will admit its first class in Fall 2002.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Website (Website) http://www.law.famu.edu
Admissions Dean (Admissions Dean) famulaw.admissions@famu.edu
Location (Location) Orlando, FL
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Quick Facts

Founded : 1949
ABA Accredited : Yes
AALS Member : No

Rankings

US News Week : N/A
Vault Top 25 : N/A
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Median LSAT : 146
Median GPA : 3.09
Acceptance Rate : 47%


Florida A&M Law School Admissions

Florida A&M Law School is considered a Competitive law school, which accepts only 47% of its applicants. Comparatively, Famu is Significantly Lower than the average cost for law school.

  Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2018 1347 622 (46.18%) 217 (16.1%)
  25% Median 75%
GPA 2.78 3.09 3.36
LSAT 144 146 150

Tuition And Financial AID

  In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $13,675 $32,936
Part Time $10,028 $24,153
Living Expenses  
Living on-campus: N/A
Living off-campus: $27,040
Living at home: $15,660

Important Dates

Early Decision 1 : N/A
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : 05/31
Application Fee : $33

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Florida A&M Law School Community

Florida A&M Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Famu is Above Average.

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FACULTY STATISTICS

  • Full Time : 24
  • Part Time : 15

FACULTY

  • # Female Faculty : 13
  • # Minority Faculty : 18

RATIO

22.1 Students

1 Faculty

HOUSING OPTIONS

  • On Campus Housing : No
  • Graduate Housing : No
  • Law Specific Housing : No

Florida A&M Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Florida A&M University 1L section size is 1% larger than law schools in Florida and 16% larger than all Public law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Florida A&M Law School: 75
Florida Average: 74
Public School Average: 63
  • Positions Available in Advanced Courses
  • Simulation Courses : 433
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics : 120
  • Students Involved in Advanced Activities
  • Field Placements : 16
  • Law Journals : 31
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials : 23

Attrition Rates

  • First Year : 40.6%
  • Second Year : 3.5%
  • Third Year : 0.6%
  • Fourth Year : 0.0%

Florida A&M Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Florida A&M University class of 2013 had an employment rate of 64% with 7% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2013, 77.8%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

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Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 48.0%
  • Business: 24.0%
  • Government: 19.0%
  • Public Interest: 3.0%
  • Academia: 3.0%
  • Florida: 82%
  • Georgia: 8%
  • Arizona: 2%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 77.8%
  • First Time Takers: 185
  • Average School: 63.2%
  • Average State: 80.0%
  • Pass Difference: -16.8%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Florida : 80.0%
  • Passed : 91 of 144 (63.2%)
  • State Average : 80.0%
  • Difference : -16.8%
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