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Stetson Law School

Rank 84 (USNWR 2023)
158
Median LSAT
3.51
Median GPA
31.0%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Stetson Law School
  • Stetson University
  • STETSON UNIVERSITY

Stetson Law School is a law school located in Gulfport, Florida. The school was ranked 84 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Stetson Law School is approximately 306.

Admissions website: https://www.stetson.edu/law/admissions/home/

Admissions email: lawadmit@law.stetson.edu

Admissions phone: (727)562-7802

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Stetson Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 156 158 159
GPA 3.28 3.51 3.73
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 2242 70
# Admissions offers 694 -
Class size 306 89
% Accepted 30.9% 75
% Yield 40.1% 89

During the 2023 application cycle, 2,242 people applied and 694 were offered admission.

Stetson University has a 1L class size of 306, and yield of 40.06%. 278 out of 694 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 40.06% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Stetson University has a median LSAT of 158. The 25th percentile LSAT is 156 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 159.

The median GPA is 3.51. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.28 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.72.

Stetson Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 158 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 Stetson Law School cost per year?

$48,542.00
Tuition
42nd percentile
$68,344.00
CoA
34th percentile
75.80%
Grads with debt
62nd percentile
$137,367.00
Average debt
88th percentile
$65,000.00
Salary, 25th %
49th percentile
$75,000.00
Salary
44th percentile
$50,000.00
PI Salary
14th percentile
54.20%
Employment rate
49th percentile
76.20%
Bar pass rate
64th percentile

Cost of attending Stetson Law School

In 2023, tuition was $48,542 and the annual cost of attending was $68,344 (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.

Stetson Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from Stetson University make $75,000 (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.

53.5% of law graduates from Stetson University go directly to work for law firms, while 2.5% clerk for a judge. 8.2% of graduates go into public interest.

76.2% of Stetson University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Stetson Law School

Since being founded in 1900 as Florida’s first law school, Stetson University College of Law has emphasized practical skills training as an integral component of legal education. Our students rehearse closing statements in seven campus courtrooms, compete nationally and internationally on championship-winning interscholastic teams, and gain experience advocating for justice alongside working professionals in more than 400 clinic and externship programs offered annually.

Listen to our law graduates, and you’ll hear how Stetson’s academic curriculum and skills-based legal education prepared them for success. Our trial advocacy and legal writing programs are nationally recognized. We also proudly offer concentration programs in advocacy, elder law, environmental law, international law, and social justice advocacy.

Located in Tampa Bay, Florida, our main campus is minutes away from some of the best beaches in the world. We are also within the 18th-largest US metropolitan area, home to a diverse legal community with a strong Stetson alumni network and legal job opportunities.

Stetson is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and has been an Association of American Law Schools member since 1931. The college is an equal opportunity educational institution.

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Ahhhh my status tonight changed to pending decision…. Scared!
Got waitlisted. Does anyone know if there is a high likelihood of getting off the WL and accepted?
mine still says pending verification.. its been over a month
16:19
Anyone have luck negotiating scholarships? Raised my LSAT by several points but was denied a raise in scholarship amount
@Semi: why did you not apply FIU and UF? also stetson is qway too expensive even with a 1/3rd scholarship. looks like if thats what you got, i can cross it off my list
20:22
@FlutteringSqueamishPuffin: Honeslty it came down to location. UF was too far out of my stats range, and growing up down in south Florida I hated it and never want to go back lol
20:23
Considered both FIU and Miami, but just the location was enough to make me look elsewhere
@Semi: that is hilarious. good luck with FSU!!! im touring FIU in 2 weeks. ANy thursday now i should hear back form FSu, hopefully ill see you there
15:39
You as well! Good luck!
This is absolutely insane how long this is taking. Look at the list of applicants. They are still on november.
i finally got the email that my application was ready and sent to the admissions office, up to 6 more weeks now
ShiveringCleverFlounder
15:06
just got the A! do we know if the scholarship amount listed in the status checker is for 3 years or 1?
8:30
It’s per year
@Semi: yo! what was your FSU interview like? What kind of questions did they ask? did it go well???
9:42
They never actually invited me to do it, you sign up for when you’re waitlisted but it doesn’t guarantee you’ll get it 😔
@Semi: damn man fingers crossed for you. I only got 5k to stetson this is 100 percent off the table. FIU or my T4 full ride for now. Praying one of my reaches lets me in
seeing people with 3 or 4 point lower lsats getting quintuple my scholarship because they majored in marketing is so infuriating
14:38
Feel exactly the same! Seems to be all gpa based their scholarships
has anyone else's application status been received and not complete for like a month
Mine finally got verified recently. It takes forever honestly.
@Semi: Congrats on South Carolina!!! Good luck!!!!
16:21
How long did it take for your applications to get marked as complete/verified?
21:46
@FlutteringSqueamishPuffin: thank you!
@LegalBlondie: exactly 3 weeks. i was being dramatic when i said its been a month. but it was definitely the longest it took for any school
20:45
@Filthadelphia: I'm under review! Took 14 days to be marked complete
@LegalBlondie: LOL i'm back because i didn't even see mine in the review period--it just says pending decision now. sent 1/18, complete 2/8. today is 2/20
wild ride with this app status
17:23
@Filthadelphia: Wooo! Hoping you got that A, friend
11:11
My stats are above and I just got WL...
Hey does anyone know if there is an admitted students group chat??
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