Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Fredric G. Levin College of Law
309 Village Drive PO Box 117620 Gainesville, FL 32611
The University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law is located in Gainesville, Florida. Founded in 1909, this public law school’s tuition for in-state students is $21,804. For out-of-state students the cost is $38,040. Most students receive some form of financial aid, and all admitted students are automatically considered for merit scholarships.
Students in this program have a median LSAT score of 167 (ranging from 161 to 169) a median GPA of 3.86 (ranging from 3.65 to 3.94). Prospective students must submit their LSAT score with their application. Interviews may be requested as a part of the application process, but the school does not accept applicant requests for interviews.
The school offers a plethora of joint degrees including a MD, MA in Political Science, MA in Public Health, MA in Mass Communications, MS in Finance, and more.
31% of the student body are minorities and 46% are women. All students are between 18 and 50 years old. They represent 106 undergraduate institutions, 14 countries, and 34 states.
To enter the program in fall of 2021 there were 3,850 applications, 671 students were accepted, and 228 students enrolled. The school has an acceptance rate of 17.43%. 21 students majored in a STEM field in their undergraduate.
Students may choose from four concentrations. These are Environmental, Land Use, & Real Estate Law, Trusts & Estates, Dispute Resolution and Litigation, and Intellectual Property Law. Law students may also complete a Semester in Practice, earning course credit while gaining real world experience in a new city or across the globe. This enhances the experience for students while increasing their competitiveness on the job market. Most students end up working in Florida, Washington, D.C., or Texas.
91.7% of all graduates find employment within ten months of earning their JD. 221 of the class of 2021 are employed in a position where passing the bar exam is required and 24 are employed in a position where holding a JD is an advantage. 25 hold clerkships (11 at the federal level and 4 at the state, local, or territorial level). 25 are employed in business or industry, 32 are employed in government, 22 are employed in public interest, and 1 is employed in academia. Graduates earn an average salary of $81,517.
92.45% of students who take the bar exam pass it within two years of graduation. 79 graduates from the class of 2021 are employed in small law firms (250 or less) and 63 are employed at large law firms (251 or more).
Fredric G. Levin College of Law has been named number one for tax law, number four for the best value law school, number five for trial advocacy, number nine for environmental law, and number nine for business law according to US News and World Report 2023 rankings.
There are many student-led organizations on campus including the Student Bar Association, American Constitution Society for Law & Policy, Animal League Defense Fund, Art Law Society, Asian & Pacific American Law Student Association, Association of Law and Business, Association for Public Interest Law, and more.
Fredric G. Levin College of Law is close to Lake Wauburg where students can enjoy water sports, mountain biking, swimming, and disc golf. The Florida Museum of Natural History is located on campus itself with free admission. It hosts the world’s largest butterfly collection. On campus or off, it’s easy to find recreation activities to keep oneself busy when not in class.
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Employed 10 months post graduation:
- • First Generation Students: 17
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• Minority students: 31%
• Women: 46%
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• Graduates that passed the bar exam within 2 years: 92.45%
• Number of graduates employed by law firms (by size) 250 and less: 79
• Number of graduates employed by law firms (by size) 251 and above: 63
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