J.D. Admissions

Your journey to a Stetson Law degree begins with an application.

At Stetson, you will gain knowledge and experience from the nation's top-ranked law school for trial advocacy.

The Juris Doctor degree is a cornerstone of the legal profession and is required to practice law in Florida. Our full-time and part-time J.D. programs have prepared thousands for significant careers.

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New J.D. StudentsFall 2021

Application Deadline: May 15, 2021

Transfer StudentsSpring 2021
Application Deadline: January 3, 2021
Transfer Students & Foreign AttorneysFall 2021
Application Available: February 1, 2021
Visiting/Transient Students

Application Instructions

J.D. Application Instructions

Transfer Application Instructions

Accelerated J.D. for Foreign Attorneys Instructions


J.D. Admissions Policy

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Admissions to the Bar

In addition to a bar examination, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction. Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction. Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners.

Additional Resources

Bar Admissions Guide

Character and Fitness Investigations

ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar