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Stetson Law School

Rank 98 (USNWR 2024)
158
Median LSAT
3.59
Median GPA
38.4%
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 98 in 2024 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 2024 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 3.59. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.34 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.77.

Stetson 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 Stetson Law School cost per year?

$48,542.00
Tuition
42nd percentile
$68,344.00
CoA
34th percentile
76.20%
Bar pass rate
64th 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
75.80%
Grads with debt
62nd percentile
$137,367.00
Average debt
88th percentile

Cost of attending Stetson Law School

In 2024, 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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11:27
@SpiritualDailyBandit: 1 month exactly for a decision after UR
13:06
I keep getting emails from Darren Kettles and thinking its a decision email lol
SpiritualDailyBandit
14:15
loll its me checking the status daily
@MrAdobo: Same!
When did everyone apply?
SpiritualDailyBandit
12:30
i applied 2/22
23:40
I applied 2/27
I applied 2/17. Got verified 3/1
8:32
Anyone else status change to pending decision this morning?
Do many people come off waiting list? Thought I had a good shot but just another WL!!
I applied 2/13 completed 2/29, still waiting on decision and application is "in progress"
16:49
Just got a status update saying decision pending. (its 4/3 in the afternoon)
MrAdobo, did you get a decision within a few hours from the decision pending update?
I applied 2/22 and got email that app was under review on 3/5
23:31
@PrincessCupcake108: yeah so decision pending happened yesterday at 4 pm and then this morning it changed in my lawhub to admitted. Then like an hour later I got the email from them
SpiritualDailyBandit
9:29
When they say 6 weeks they really mean 6 weeks lol
19:17
Anyone know where to send a LOCI? They have an automated robot on their website for "updates", but I don't think thats very formal
16:05
Does Stetson negotiate? I would love to go since theyre super close to my aunt in Florida but could not afford it with their offer
waitlist people- did anyone send a LOCI?
Sent the LOCI to lawadmit@law.stetson.edu and the person who sent the WL email. They will also give you a survey to complete and schedule a meeting with admissions to go over WL process
@MrAdobo: yes they do :)
Hopefully we will see some movement on the waitlist soon
Anyone seen movement on waitlist yet? 6/6
13:54
I emailed them because I was accepted into a T50 with a scholarship and asked for an accelerated decision and they immediately rejected me
6/7 - I haven't seen or heard anything yet... stressed ~
I just want to know where I will be living these next 3+ years
I see a status changed from wl- accepted i hope its me soon
12:33
My application is still incomplete, as I wait for the June score release. So, I probably have zero chance to get in. I doubt I improved my LSAT the way the LG games went. Might test again without the games and apply very early next year
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