National Recognition of Stetson Law
Overall Employment Rate
One of the highest in the state!
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Best in Trial Advocacy
Stetson University College of Law is ranked #1 by U.S. News in trial advocacy and #3 in legal writing, both vital skills for attorneys.
Represented in Fall 2023 J.D. entering class, plus 1 foreign country
One of the few law schools across the country that guarantees every student can participate in a clinic or externship during law school.
Stetson’s winning record in dispute resolution, trial team, and moot court competitions over the past 36 years is unmatched. Since 1980, Stetson Law has won...
Professor Royal Gardner, director of the Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy
Secured Stetson Law as a meeting place for an international conservation coalition, oversaw an amicus brief cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in a Clean Water Act case that has national implications, and obtained a grant for work on wetlands restoration in the state.
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Awards and Recognition
Stetson Law Receives Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award
For four years in a row, Stetson Law has earned the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT into Diversity magazine — a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges, universities and professional schools that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Our professors are involved in almost every aspect of campus life and are passionate about working with students. They serve as mentors, advising student organizations and coaching award-winning advocacy teams.
Our students can sign up for more than 300 clinic and externship opportunities every year across the Tampa Bay, Florida metropolitan area. We guarantee that every student can participate in a clinic or externship course during law school.
Our career placement numbers are always great, and we offer top-notch bar exam preparation and career guidance for students and graduates. Our staff has established numerous relationships with the Tampa Bay area legal community and works to help graduates find their ideal careers.
You can explore the world while earning academic credit. Study in Australia, the Cayman Islands, England, France, The Netherlands, Spain, and South Africa and network with legal experts around the world.
Numerous services and benefits are available for U.S. military veterans in the areas of tutorial assistance, and educational and vocational counseling. Stetson supports an unlimited number of qualified veterans or eligible dependents with the GI Bill's Yellow Ribbon Program.