Florida A&M Law School

General Info

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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.

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Florida A&M Law School Admissions

Florida A&M Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 56% of its applicants. Comparatively, Famu is Significantly Lower than the average cost for law school.

Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2028 935 516 (55.19%) 159 (17.0%)
25% Median 75%
GPA 2.72 3.00 3.29
LSAT 144 146 149

Tuition And Financial Aid

In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $14,132 $34,035
Part Time $10,029 $24,154

Living Expenses

  • Living on-campus: N/A
  • Living off-campus: $27,278
  • Living at home: $16,294

Important Dates

  • Early Decision 1: N/A
  • Early Decision 2: N/A
  • Regular Decision: 03/31
  • 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.

Student body

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Faculty Statistics

  • Full Time: 27
  • Part Time: 17


  • # Female Faculty: 24
  • # Minority Faculty: 34


17.3 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 Law School 1L section size is 67% smaller than law schools in Florida and 59% smaller than all PUBLIC law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Florida A&M Law School: 83
Florida Average: 139
PUBLIC School Average: 132

Positions Available in Advanced Courses

  • Simulation Courses: 367
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics: 84

Students Involved in Advanced Activities

  • Field Placements: 40
  • Law Journals: 30
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials: 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year: 25.3%
  • Second Year: 0.8%
  • Third Year: 0.0%
  • 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 Law School class of 2023 had an employment rate of 73% with 4% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2023, 68.0%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 37.0%
  • Business: 29.0%
  • Government: 23.0%
  • Public Interest: 2.0%
  • Academia: 8.0%
  • Florida: 91%
  • District Of Columbia: 2%
  • Colorado: 1%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 68.0%
  • First Time Takers: 231
  • Average School: 73.3%
  • Average State: 72.1%
  • Pass Difference: 1.2%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Florida: 72.1%
  • Passed: 115 of 157 (73.3%)
  • State Average: 72.1%
  • Difference: 1.2%