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FIU Law School

Rank 68 (USNWR 2024)
160
Median LSAT
3.74
Median GPA
25.2%
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 68 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for FIU Law School is approximately 142.

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

Admissions email: lawadmit@fiu.edu

Admissions phone: 305.348.8006

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FIU Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 156 160 162
GPA 3.37 3.72 3.89
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 2133 68
# Admissions offers 482 -
Class size 142 35
% Accepted 22.6% 85
% Yield 29.5% 51

During the 2024 application cycle, 2,133 people applied and 482 were offered admission.

Florida International University has a 1L class size of 142, and yield of 29.46%. 142 out of 482 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 29.46% 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 157 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 161.

The median GPA is 3.74. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.5 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.88.

FIU Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 154 applicants for the 2022-2023 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
$30,700.00
CoA
86.70%
Bar pass rate
99th percentile
$73,000.00
Salary, 25th %
67th percentile
$80,000.00
Salary
54th percentile
$50,000.00
PI Salary
14th percentile
40.80%
Employment rate
24th percentile
75.00%
Grads with debt
60th percentile
$91,649.00
Average debt
47th percentile

Cost of attending FIU Law School

In 2024, tuition was $0 and the annual cost of attending was $30,700 (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 $80,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $50,000.

71.9% of law graduates from Florida International University go directly to work for law firms, while 2.2% clerk for a judge. 6.5% of graduates go into public interest.

86.7% 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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FIU Admissions told me they will do a clearing of unclaimed scholarship funds in April, so some who didn't get $ might get some after all. They also said they are working to find some housing option for law students.
21:58
Housing is currently a mess for FIU. You'll have to bite the bullet and pay higher rent. I'm looking at signing for 1600$ a month but that's mainly so I can live on my own in a tiny studio. For those who were asking, the seat deadline is April 1st, I just had to pay mine.
ojh shit that is massive
if i attend i found housing where its shared off campus with other graduate students around 800-900 for the bedroom. not ideal but better than studio pricing
i got a full ride to faulkner. its tempting but i dont think i can really habe the career i want if i go to a school ranked 155
Rockxtar
10:29
@TeddyTy: Thank you for letting us know about the seat deposit deadline!
I am still unclear, what is the tuition at FIU for out of state residents?
anyone heard of WL movement since the seat deposit date passed?
17:01
Admissions told me any WL movement will likely happen in May, but can be up to the first day of class
Guys, is too late to apply ?
SuaveCrouton
12:22
@FutureAttorney20: Very late, and with a 148 they're gonna reject you anyways, just retake and reapply
@SuaveCrouton: I am retaking this weekend
Has anyone gotten off of the waitlist?
14:00
I haven't heard of any movement on the WL and a friend of mine spoke to Admissions and was informed that WL movement would start in May after the April LSAT results
18:05
Admissions told me WL moment will be in May
Damn that’s scary
I got in but not going. No $ and miami CoL is fucking ridiculous. Hopefully one of you get my spot!
How long were people UR FOR
for **
decision rendered but no seat deposit :'(
will i get the email tomorrow?
FIULAWPLSACCEPT
23:57
@BrownAdaptableLiger: how long ago did u apply? what r ur stats? and what was the decision rendered? some people have said decision rendered with no seat deposit means waitlisted??
Hi all, I applied just a week ago. Admissions told that the 160 threshold would determine if we got scholarships and GPA would help determine how much
Rockxtar
13:31
Anyone accepted off the WL yet?
nope. Have not heard anything from WL. Anybody else?
21:00
Me neither
FIULAWPLSACCEPT
14:27
been on it since january and still haven’t heard
16:00
Same here
did you guys ever get an email from Financial Aid confirming they got your fafsa app? My app is still pending but that email made my heart race
ColorfulThickBullfrog
14:45
Will Levis has a cannon
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