FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

College of Law

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About the school

Pursuing a legal career can be challenging and fulfilling for those passionate about the legal profession. The Florida International University's College of Law provides excellent educational programmes for law students across the United States. Established in 2000, the American Bar Association accredited the law school, the only public law school in South Florida. Since July 2015, more than 87% of the school's graduates have passed the bar exam on their first attempt, making it the top-ranked law school in Florida.

Where is the school located?

The College of Law is in Miami, Florida, and is famous for its beaches, culture, and delicious food.

Life at the College of Law

FIU College of Law offers its students diverse activities and experiences with more than 300 student clubs and organisations, including culture, leadership, academics, sports, and more. Additionally, you can participate in recreational activities like yoga or fitness sessions and join a fraternity, sorority, and the school's radio station team. Other engaging amenities include a bookstore, student newsroom, and piano room, which ensures a well-rounded student experience.

Additional benefits of studying at the College of Law

Opportunities to relax on pristine beaches, go diving, enjoy the nightlife and visit vacation spots are plentiful in vibrant Miami.

Miami campus

City

Miami, Florida

City Population

Approximately 440,000+

Region

Southeastern Florida

Climate

Tropical monsoon climate

Nearest Airport

Miami International Airport

Time Zone

EDT from March-November and EST from November-March

Fast facts

  • Ranked 60th among the top law schools in the US in 2023 by the US News & World Report
  • The International Law Programme ranks 19th, according to the US News & World Report
  • The Part-Time Law Programme ranks 14th, according to the US News & World Report

Admissions criteria

Applicants to graduate programmes at the College of Law should be aware that certain programmes may have specific admission requirements and prerequisites in addition to general guidelines. Please consult the school's website for up-to-date and detailed information about your programme.

Generally, applications require the following types of information:

  • A completed application for admission that requires approximately $20.00 non-refundable application fee
  • Admissions test scores of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
  • Students must take the test to apply for programmes at the College of Law
  • The school does not accept LSAT scores earned before June 2017
  • GRE test score
  • Official transcript from each undergraduate, graduate, and professional school, which students must send directly to the Law School Admission Council (LSAC)
  • Resume or CV with examples of professional, academic, civic, and extracurricular accomplishments
  • 1 or 2 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Filling out the residency classification form, which may also require the submission of additional documents depending on your state of residence

  • Students wishing to enrol in the College of Law who do not have English as their native language must submit TOEFL scores to showcase English language proficiency

  • If you receive a score of 156 or more on the LSAT, you may request a waiver of the TOEFL examination from the Office of Admissions

The College of Law offers its students various opportunities, including internships for part-time and full-time positions during school years. Additionally, the school provides numerous career development resources to assist with career planning and exploration. As a student, you can explore various career opportunities in law firms of all sizes and the federal government, local and state government, and public interest legal areas. The school also participates in various job fairs, giving students access to a broad range of recruiters.

Job placements

As a student at the College of Law, you'll have access to a range of opportunities including internships part-time and full-time positions during the school year. The school offers numerous career development resources to help with career planning and exploration. You can explore various career opportunities in law firms of all sizes and the federal, local, and state government and public interest legal areas. The school also participates in various job fairs, giving students access to a broad range of recruiters.

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Source: Florida International University - College of Law

Last updated: 26 Oct 2023

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