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Florida A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access University
Tallahassee, FL 32307 | (850) 599-3000
Apply for Fall 2013 Admission beginning October 15, 2012!
How to Apply
The Florida A&M University College of Law offers a three-year Full-Time Day Program and a four-year Part-Time Evening program. Applicants to the law school have the option of applying to one or both programs at the time of application.
The application deadline has been extended until June 30, 2013. We will accept results from the June 2013 LSAT for the fall 2013 Entering Class. To be considered, you must apply before our June 30, 2013 deadline and we will hold your application until the release of your June LSAT scores.
Applications and fees
Applicants may apply electronically using the Law School Admission Council’s electronic application process. The application fee for online submissions is $33.
Applicants may apply by submitting a paper application which is available only from the law school website. The application fee for paper applications is $50.
The following admission requirements apply to all applicants to the College of Law:
At the Florida A&M University College of Law, we value diversity and commitment to public service. Please prepare an essay (no longer than two typed pages in length) that addresses the following questions:
Why do you want to pursue a legal education at Florida A&M University, and how do you envision using your legal education?
All incoming students (including out-of-state students) must complete the Residency Affidavit above and submit it to the office of admissions. To qualify for in-state tuition you must take the following steps to establish Florida residency.
Documentary Evidence of Florida Residency
If an applicant qualifies for a residency exception or qualification, then appropriate documentation must be submitted to evidence entitlement to that exception or qualification. Such evidence is generally specific to the type of residency exception or qualification being claimed by the applicant. At least two of the following documents must be submitted, with dates that evidence the 12-month qualifying period. At least one of the documents must be from the First Tier. As some evidence is more persuasive than others, more than two may be requested. No single piece of documentation will be considered conclusive.
First Tier (at least one of the two documents submitted must be from this list)
Second Tier (may be used in conjunction with one document from First Tier)
Examples of documents that may not be used
Shopping club/rental cards
Evaluation of Applications
The Florida A&M University College of Law seeks diligent, hardworking students with a broad array of talents and experiences who demonstrate both an exceptional aptitude for the study of law and a strong history of, or commitment to public service.
Since the law school's re-establishment in 2002, admission to the College of Law has become increasingly competitive. Selection for admission is based on a thorough evaluation of all factors in an applicant’s file. In reviewing the applications of individuals applying for admission to the College of Law, the Admissions Committee considers a multitude of factors, including: