Academic Offerings

Congratulations on taking the first step in pursuing your law degree! We know it’s a big decision. And we know FAMU Law is the solid choice. Come see for yourself – visit us at our campus in Orlando. Meet our students, faculty, and staff. You’ll see why we are a worthy investment in your academic and career goals.

Founded in 1949, re-established in 2002 and fully accredited in 2009 and again in 2014 by the American Bar Association, our programs for full-time day and part-time evening students combine a rigorous traditional curriculum with practical experience, public service, and career preparedness. Theoretical coursework taught by full-time faculty, and emerging trends and developments in the law taught by leading practitioners as adjunct faculty, enable our students and alumni to meet the demands of the modern practice of law.

Join us as we build a legal legacy – ours, and yours. Become part of the transformative solution to empowering citizens to change their communities and the world.




  • Must complete the program in six semesters – or three academic years
  • Committed to the full-time study of law
  • May not work more than 20 hours a week, per American Bar Association rules


  • Must complete the program in four years – or eight semesters and three summer sessions
  • Offered year-round
  • Must attend classes during fall, spring and summer sessions
  • Classes meet weekday evenings on or after 6:00 p.m.
  • Elective courses may begin at an earlier time.


  • Rigorous traditional curriculum – intellectual and theoretical coursework taught by full-time faculty; emerging trends and developments in law taught by leading practitioners as adjunct faculty
  • Extensive skills training – intensive three-year writing program and strong clinical program
  • Clinical and practical experiences – implementing theory and preparing students for real-world practice of law.
  • Community service – a key component to our program which serves the Orlando community by providing pro-bono legal services.

Thank you for your interest in FAMU College of Law. At this time, campus tours have been suspended until further notice.  We will be hosting virtual informational sessions Monday through Friday from 1:00PM-4:00PM. Please contact us by email at to schedule your appointment.

This situation continues to evolve, so please bear with us as we work carefully to respond thoughtfully to all aspects of this emergency.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to us by email: or by calling 407-254-3286.




Contact info

Markita Cooper
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

(407) 254 3201