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College of Law

Florida State University


Florida State Law prepares students for excellence during law school and beyond.

Florida State Law is a family of scholars, students, alumni and friends all working together.

Our students learn about the law where policy is formed.

We teach our students the importance of service, which translates into alumni who make a difference around the nation and the world.

According to ABA data for the class of 2015, Florida State is the #1 law school in Florida in terms of job placement.


U.S. News & World Report (2017) rates Florida State as the 48th best law school in the nation. Florida State’s environmental law program is ranked 14th best nationally.

Business Insider (2016) ranks Florida State as the nation’s 44th best law school.

The National Jurist magazine (2016) ranks Florida State the nation’s #9 “Best Value” law school.

Featured Profile: Professor Erin Ryan

Featured Profile Erin Ryan

Elizabeth C. & Clyde W. Atkinson Professor Erin Ryan joined the College of Law faculty in 2015. She draws upon her unique experiences and background as she teaches and researches in the areas of environmental and natural resources law, property and land use, water law, negotiation, and federalism.

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Jun 21, 2017

Alumni Association Board Meeting

Jun 22, 2017

Last Day of Summer Classes

Aug 16 - 22, 2017

One-Week Orientation