Stetson University College of Law

Stetson University College of Law

As Florida’s first law school, Stetson has educated outstanding lawyers, judges and community leaders for more than a century. Stetson is ranked #1 in trial advocacy and #2 in legal writing by U.S. News & World Report, and is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and Association of American Law Schools. Stetson University College of Law is an active part of the Tampa Bay metro area, with its main law campus in Gulfport/St. Petersburg and a satellite center in Tampa. The law school is a part of Stetson University, with a College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, and School of Music in DeLand, and a university satellite center in Celebration.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.stetson.edu/law/
Address: 1401 61st St S, Gulfport, FL 33707
Admission Phone: (727) 562-7802
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students836
Student-faculty ratio21:1
Tuition $41,454 per year (full-time, in-state)
$41,454 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$28,720 per year (part-time, in-state)
$28,720 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$15,748
Founded In1930
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline05/15/17
Full-time program application fee$ 55
Financial Aid Deadline08/01/16
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Stetson University College of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Stetson University College of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
saseale 153 A 3.39

Accepted

Yes 03/06/17 03/06/17 07/14/17 3 months ago
sa353835 152 A 3.30

Accepted

- - - 8 months ago
Maddy123 156 A 3.23

Accepted

Yes 11/22/16 01/04/17 - 9 months ago
gbullock19 154 A 3.04

Accepted

Yes 11/07/16 11/14/16 11/17/16 11 months ago
rvfinhenderson 158 A 3.85

Accepted

Yes - - - 2 years ago
rscruggs2014 152 A 3.18

Accepted

02/08/16 02/16/16 02/22/16 2 years ago
leahpettegrew 153 A 3.50

Accepted

Yes - - - 2 years ago
josej1216 151 A 3.60

Accepted

Yes - - - 2 years ago
ShardeS 152 P 3.57

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 weeks ago
Mdt23 154 A 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 weeks ago
taylordennen 153 A 3.33

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
KARENLISETTEV 146 A 3.59

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
MGM14 162 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
kmilton111 153 A 3.98

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
gabrielad 160 A 3.26

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
KatelynLaws 155 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
bhamlin 155 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
hkobus 131 A 2.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
ddeniaa 152 A 2.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 10 months ago
MandiStein 140 P 3.52

Interested In Applying

- - - 11 months ago
davisd1 162 P 2.93

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
Kshai 144 A 3.45

Interested In Applying

No - - - 12 months ago
Diamonique 150 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
Daniela08 150 P 3.28

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Kaekae 149 P 3.45

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
sheyllaaceves 161 P 3.12

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
StephanieCardelle 154 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
kaylaaungst 151 A 3.16

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
di965505 152 A 3.68

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
mcallen11 148 P 3.14

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
CluUF 151 A 3.74

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
danielh 170 P 3.04

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Spcmargo2898 148 A 2.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Jag83 149 A 3.23

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Kala 155 P 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Lresqueda 170 A 3.74

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Gabrielaurr 156 A 3.48

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Kachira25 164 P 3.02

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
lsuira 160 P 3.33

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
dkasenetz 155 A 2.85

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Asweeney13 157 A 3.26

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Nicholas7294 170 A 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
melordi 158 A 3.96

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Emily12fox 158 P 3.87

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
ahenso11 159 A 2.40

Pending

03/13/17 03/13/17 - 7 months ago
acosse123 165 A 3.00

Pending

- - - one year ago
Vlosser 149 A 3.30

Pending

10/23/15 - - 2 years ago
afsd94 169 A 3.34

Pending

10/17/15 10/19/15 - 2 years ago
Emilygates 144 A 3.20

Rejected

- - - 5 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants18122104144
Number of Offers92586857
Number of Matriculants27123635
75% GPA3.593.593.59
Median GPA3.353.343.39
25% GPA3.073.083
75% LSAT152152150
Median LSAT154154152
25% LSAT156156157
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students836
Total Students Receiving Grants544
% of Students Receiving Grants65.1
75% Grant Amount$22,000
Median Grant Amount$13,000
25% Grants Amount$6,988
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship7
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)0
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship0%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (43.5)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (15.2)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (3.6)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (2.8)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (544)
  • Hispanics (125)
  • Black or African American (53)
  • Asian (32)
  • American Indian / Native (12)
  • Other (55)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (0)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (7)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (48)


  • Total Women% (50.5)
  • Total Men% (49.5)
Stetson University College of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 237 76.77% 68.16% 8.61%
2014 259 79.92% 72.09% 7.83%
2013 295 89.25% 77.91% 11.34%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (199)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (85)
  • Employed Other (48)
  • Unemployed (122)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (9)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association