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Direct Admission Programs (4+3 Bachelor's/J.D.)

Stetson University College of Law has partnered with several institutions to offer Direct Admission opportunities, commonly known as 4+3 programs.

Students who meet program requirements are automatically admitted to Stetson’s J.D. program upon completion of their bachelor’s degree. Students admitted under these agreements will receive a generous partial tuition scholarship.

Partnerships:

Stetson University

Learn more about program requirements with Stetson University

Eckerd College

Requirements:

A. Be a student in any major at Eckerd College who has completed at least 90 semester hours of coursework, with at least 30 semester hours completed through Eckerd College;
B. Complete all requirements for the Eckerd College Bachelor’s degree before matriculating at the College of Law;
C. Earn a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.3 in courses taken at Eckerd College;
D. Earn a minimum score on the LSAT at the 50th percentile of the most recent class to matriculate at the College of Law;
E. Apply to the College of Law for admission into the full-time J.D. program between October 1st and May 15th in the academic year before the student intends to begin J.D. study; and
F. Meet the College of Law’s character and fitness requirements and comply with the College of Law’s general admissions policies.

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee

Requirements:

A. Be a student in any major at USF Sarasota-Manatee who has completed at least 90 semester hours of coursework, with at least 30 semester hours completed through USF Sarasota;
B. Complete all requirements for the USF Sarasota-Manatee Bachelor’s degree before matriculating at the College of Law;
C. Earn a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.3 in courses taken at USF Sarasota-Manatee;
D. Earn a minimum score on the LSAT at the 50th percentile of the most recent class to matriculate at the College of Law;
E. Apply to the College of Law for admission into the full-time J.D. program between October 1st and May 15th in the academic year before the student intends to begin J.D. study; and
F. Meet the College of Law’s character and fitness requirements and comply with the College of Law’s general admissions policies.

University of West Florida

Requirements:

A. Be a student in any major at UWF who has completed at least 90 semester hours of coursework;
B. Complete all requirements for the UWF Bachelor’s degree before matriculating at the College of Law;
C. Earn a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.3 in courses taken at UWF;
D. Earn a minimum score on the LSAT at the 50th percentile of the most recent class to matriculate at the College of Law;
E. Apply to the College of Law for admission into the full-time J.D. program between October 1st and May 15th in the academic year before the student intends to begin J.D. study; and
F. Meet the College of Law’s character and fitness requirements and comply with the College of Law’s general admissions policies.