Florida State's alumni network is truly superb, evidenced by our outstanding job placement, extensive mentoring and alumni contribution rates. Hundreds of alumni visit campus each year to mentor and interview our students. Many additional alumni network via video conference.
Current students represent 30 U.S. states and territories, 19 countries and 150 colleges and universities.
The College of Law receives 12 applications for every seat in the entering class.
The 2016 entering class has a median LSAT of 159 and a median GPA of 3.52.
Florida State’s graduates continue to excel on the Florida Bar Examination. Our bar passage rate for the most recent administration of the exam was approximately 78.8%. By contrast, the overall passing rate for first-time test takers was 68.2%.
In November 2016, our Mock Trial Team won 1st place in the 2016 Buffalo-Niagara Mock Trial Competition. In the fall of 2015, the team won 1st place in two national competitions.
Since 2010, the Moot Court Team has won 1st place in 12 national competitions and in one international competition.
In 2016, our Black Law Students Association won 1st place in two regional advocacy competitions. They also won 1st place in the 2015 National Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition and in the 2014 National Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. In 2016, our BLSA was again named National Chapter of the Year.
In 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013 and 2014, the Student Bar Association received the national Student Bar Association Award, a top honor, from the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association.