Stetson University College of Law

Admissions: Stetson University

Fall 2009 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 3,053
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 1,176
Overall acceptance rate 38.5%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 395
Number of full-time program applicants 2,845
Number of full-time program acceptances 1,099
Full-time acceptance rate 38.6%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 335
Number of part-time program applicants 621
Number of part-time program acceptances 134
Part-time acceptance rate 21.6%
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled 60
Fall 2009 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.19-3.65
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 153-158
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.21-3.65
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 153-158
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students 3.12-3.59
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students 151-156

Careers: Stetson University

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2008 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar FL
School’s bar passage rate for first-time test takers 82.0%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%
Class of 2008 Graduates
Total graduates 300
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 95.1%
Starting Salaries of 2008 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $65,000
Median private sector starting salary $84,442
75th percentile private sector starting salary $95,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 72%
Median public service starting salary $45,545
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2008)
Percent employed in academia 3.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 11.0%
Percent employed in government 11.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 3.0%
Percent employed in law firms 61.0%
Percent employed in public interest 7.0%
Percent employed in an unknown field 4.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 3.0%
2008 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 81%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 2%
Number of states where graduates are employed 19
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 0.4%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 2.2%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 1.8%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 0.4%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 90.7%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 1.1%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 0.4%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 1.1%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 0.4%
Employment location unknown 0.0%
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations Offers a variety of education programs to ensure students and graduates gain knowledge and skills in interviewing techniques, cover letter writing, and resume design (including mock interview programs). College participates in regional job fairs in major cities such as Atlanta, Chicago, and Washington. Career Development Resource Center open 24/7, which contains a reference library.
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 79.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 15.0%
Professional/other (jobs that require professional skills or training but for which a J.D. is neither preferred nor particularly applicable; e.g., accountant, teacher, business manager, nurse) 4.0%
Nonprofessional/other (job that does not require any professional skills or training or is taken on a temporary basis and not viewed as part of a career path) 4.0%