Stetson Law School

Rank 84 (USNWR 2023)
Median LSAT
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Also known as

  • Stetson Law School
  • 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.

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

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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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@HighfalutinLameKoala: I applied October 1, the first day haha
@BrainyLiterateVampire: The fall 2024 apps didn't open until October 1st
Oh...haha just saw your correction
Does anyone know if Stetson's scholarships are annual or one-time?
The number they put on the status portal is annual
Status changed to decision pending a few hours ago… stressing
@BrainyLiterateVampire: when did you apply
applied oct 18, went complete oct 23
you should hear back by end of business day probably
@BrainyLiterateVampire: any update
Haven’t heard anything. I’m going crazy
dang how bout today
@highfalutinLameKoala Still nothing ugh
I called them yesterday and they said they were running behind post break, like a week behind, so maybe next Monday they'll send A's
@HighfalutinLameKoala: thanks for letting me know!
Just got pending decision
@SynonymousImpoliteAnt: how long did it take u to find out
@HighfalutinLameKoala: hopefully we hear by the end of today
Got the A!!!
me too!
37.5 a year hbu
Are people getting calls or emails? My status says decision pending so I want to know if I need to keep my ringer on
@legallyaswiftie: refresh your portal at 2 pm, they're doing it every hour I think
@HighfalutinLameKoala: thanks! I’ll check then!
Got the A!!!
Happy for u all
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