University of Florida Law School

The Fredric G. Levin College of Law is the law school of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. The law school underwent a major renovation between 2004 and 2005, creating new academic space and greatly expanding the law library, which is dedicated as the "Lawton Chiles Legal Information Center," named after Lawton Chiles, former Florida Governor and US Senator who graduated from the law school in 1955 and was employed by the law library during his time at the college. The Legal Information Center is one of the three largest law libraries in the southeast.

CONTACT INFORMATION

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

Founded : 1909
ABA Accredited : Yes
AALS Member : Yes

Rankings

US News Week : 48
Vault Top 25 : N/A
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Median LSAT : 157
Median GPA : 3.50
Acceptance Rate : 62%


UF Law School Admissions

UF Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 62% of its applicants. Comparatively, Florida is Lower than the average cost for law school.

  Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2020 1359 840 (61.81%) 310 (22.8%)
  25% Median 75%
GPA 3.28 3.50 3.68
LSAT 155 157 160

Tuition And Financial AID

  In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $22,299 $38,904
Part Time N/A N/A
Living Expenses  
Living on-campus: $16,640
Living off-campus: $17,180
Living at home: $6,240

Important Dates

Early Decision 1 : N/A
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : N/A
Application Fee : $30

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UF Law School Community

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

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FACULTY STATISTICS

  • Full Time : 74
  • Part Time : 27

FACULTY

  • # Female Faculty : 51
  • # Minority Faculty : 14

RATIO

13.0 Students

1 Faculty

HOUSING OPTIONS

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

UF 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. University of Florida 1L section size is 22% larger than law schools in Florida and 26% larger than all PUBLIC law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

UF Law School: 179
Florida Average: 139
PUBLIC School Average: 132
  • Positions Available in Advanced Courses
  • Simulation Courses : 608
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics : 281
  • Students Involved in Advanced Activities
  • Field Placements : 292
  • Law Journals : 171
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials : 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year : 0.7%
  • Second Year : 4.2%
  • Third Year : 0.7%
  • Fourth Year : 0.0%

UF Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The University of Florida class of 2015 had an employment rate of 87% with 4% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2015, 96.3%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

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Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 59.0%
  • Business: 12.0%
  • Government: 18.0%
  • Public Interest: 2.0%
  • Academia: 1.0%
  • Florida: 74%
  • Georgia: 2%
  • District of Columbia: 1%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 96.3%
  • First Time Takers: 294
  • Average School: 89.1%
  • Average State: 72.1%
  • Pass Difference: 17.0%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Florida : 72.1%
  • Passed : 252 of 283 (89.1%)
  • State Average : 72.1%
  • Difference : 17.0%