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FIU Law School

Rank 98 (USNWR 2022)
160
Median LSAT
3.69
Median GPA
20.6%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • FIU Law School
  • Florida International University
  • FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
  • FIU

FIU Law School is a law school located in MIami, Florida. The school was ranked 98 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for FIU Law School is approximately 168.

Admissions website: https://law.fiu.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: lawadmit@fiu.edu

Admissions phone: 305.348.8006

Can I get into FIU Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

FIU Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 158 160 162
GPA 3.4 3.69 3.84
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 2364 70
# Admissions offers 486 -
Class size 168 42
% Accepted 20.6% 86
% Yield 34.2% 64

During the 2022 application cycle, 2,364 people applied and 486 were offered admission.

Florida International University has a 1L class size of 168, and yield of 34.16%. 166 out of 486 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 34.16% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Florida International University has a median LSAT of 160. The 25th percentile LSAT is 158 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 162.

The median GPA is 3.69. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.4 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.84.

FIU Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 120 applicants for the 2021-2022 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

Click on a data point to see that user's profile.

25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

How much does FIU Law School cost per year?

$0.00
Tuition
$27,982.00
CoA
69.20%
Grads with debt
40th percentile
$93,241.00
Average debt
30th percentile
$70,000.00
Salary, 25th %
62nd percentile
$72,500.00
Salary
31st percentile
$50,000.00
PI Salary
12th percentile
40.20%
Employment rate
28th percentile
89.20%
Bar pass rate
100th percentile

Cost of attending FIU Law School

In 2022, tuition was $0 and the annual cost of attending was $27,982 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

FIU Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from Florida International University make $72,500 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $50,000.

69.7% of law graduates from Florida International University go directly to work for law firms, while 4.6% clerk for a judge. 5.5% of graduates go into public interest.

89.2% of Florida International University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about FIU Law School

Florida International University College of Law is a place of excellence that treats its students like individuals. With a yearly entering class of approximately 150 students and the most competitive acceptance rate of all Florida law schools, FIU Law emphasizes quality over quantity.

FIU Law students aren’t afraid to work hard. Whether it’s in the classroom, at a competition, or while working in the profession, their reputation for being fearlessly industrious is well known. FIU Law boasts a 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio and a broad array of clinical and other experiential programs, allowing its students to prepare for the practice of law in an intimate, dynamic, and supportive environment.

Located in Miami, Florida, FIU Law offers its students the opportunity to learn, work, and live in the largest legal market in Florida and one of the nation’s largest hubs of global commerce and industry. Students work with legal professionals in many of the nation’s largest law firms and governmental entities, gaining valuable experience and allowing them to enter the profession practice-ready. The diverse character of the city is reflected in the College’s student body and faculty—both groups are consistently recognized as among the most diverse in the nation. As the only state-supported law school in South Florida, FIU Law students also enjoy an improved post-gradation quality of life relative to many of their peers.

FIU Law is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and is fully accredited by the American Bar Association.

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15:52
Tbh i didn't think i would get into FIU. So there is hope for everyone
17:26
Think I would get accepted with 158 and 3.34?
18:21
Honestly, not sure. I think my gpa is what dragged me over the line with this school tbh.
fiu is becoming very selective
how long do u think it takes on average for their decisions to come out?
10:43
@dunkiewunkies: very true! when did you apply and then when did you go under review?
15:48
Anyone still not here back from FIU that applied in September?
I got a decision today as well!
17:01
Nice congrats! I still haven’t heard anything, still under review
@Bravo6: did your email include the Panther ID?
@Vinkevchi: thank you!!! yours is coming soon, don't u worry
17:13
@HoneyLeanSwan: fingers crossed I get in, I know my lsat a bit lower at 155 but hopefully they do look at candidates as whole and more than lsat etc., I would love to get into FIU, but super happy for you and all others that got in!
15:22
Nope no Panther ID yet. They emailed me and said they are having issues with LSAC. Until that issue is resolved no one will get their Panther ID.
@Bravo6: omg thank you, i've been trying to figure that out for 2 days now. appreciate it!
17:15
Np!!
11:47
has anyone heard back from FIU that applied solely to their part-time program?
12:41
Applied in Sept and no decision
15:37
155 LSAT and 3.9 gpa just found out today I was waitlisted
15:37
:(
When did u apply?
15:54
what are my chances w a 158 and 3.41 finance gpa?
17:24
Pretty high, likely scholarship around 3k per year
I got Panther ID but it says I'm under review
How long did it take for you guys to get your ASO login? It has been days for me...
15:25
My status checker updated to decision rendered yesterday around noon, never got an email (checked my spam folder) I don’t have a seat deposit line so it’s not look promising, I’ll post back when I receive confirmation hopefully on Monday
I was accepted beginning of November and still i dont have a working panther ID/login. someone said it was LSAC related issue tho
22:33
did you guys receive a confirmation email after submitting your fiu app
My account says decision rendered with a deposit deadline but i havent actually heard from them
@HoneyLeanSwan: did they tell you your scholarship $$ right away?
when i got in i received scholarship info in the acceptance email @brief