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Florida State University


National Recognition

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U.S. News & World Report (2016) rates Florida State as the 50th best law school in the nation. Florida State’s environmental law program is ranked 18th best and our tax law program is 23rd best nationally.

According to ABA data, Florida State is the #1 law school in Florida in terms of the percentage of 2015 graduates employed 10 months after graduation in full-time, long-term, bar passage-required or J.D.-advantage jobs.

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(2014) ranks Florida State as Florida’s #1 law school, and 32nd best nationally.

HispanicBusiness (2014) ranks Florida State the nation’s #2 law school for Hispanic students.

The National Jurist magazine (2015) ranks Florida State the nation’s #13 “Best Value” law school.

Readers of the influential Brian Leiter's Law School Reports blog voted our faculty the nation's 35th best in a 2014 survey on the nation's top law faculties.

According to a 2015 study of law faculty scholarly impact, our faculty is #1 in Florida and #39 nationally.

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