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Frequently Asked Questions
The Enrolled Class
Q. What are the LSAT and GPA medians of recently enrolled students?
Q. From what schools does the Levin College of Law accept students?
Q. How many UF Law students admitted each year are state residents and how many are non-Florida residents?
Q. How many students are enrolled at UF Law each year, and what is the total enrollment?
Q. How diverse is the Levin College of Law student body?
The Application Process
Q. How do I obtain a Levin College of Law application?
Q. What is the application fee?
Q. Do you offer application fee waivers?
Q. When should I take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT)?
Q. In addition to the LSAT, what else is required to apply to UF Law?
Q. Are letters of recommendation and LSAC Evaluations required?
Letters of recommendation and evaluations are not required; therefore, action will proceed with or without these items once all required materials are received. While the Levin College of Law is unable to acknowledge receipt of letters, candidates may verify receipt of documents using the Applicant Status Online.
Candidates have two options for submitting letters of recommendation:
- 1. LSAC Letter of Recommendation (LOR) Service: The Levin College of Law strongly prefers that letters be submitted through the LSAC LOR Service included with the CAS registration.
- 2. Submit letters directly to the Levin College of Law: Letters submitted directly to the Levin College of Law should be on letterhead and accompanied by the cover form available in the “Forms” tab of the LSAC electronic application web site.
Q. When should I apply and when will I receive my decision?
Q. Are there advantages to applying early?
Q. What if my application is submitted after the application deadline?
Q. What if I have a disciplinary record?
Q. Are all applications read?
Q. What if I have other questions or concerns about the application process?
The Admissions Process
Q. If I take the LSAT more than once, which score will be used?
Q. What should I do if I did not do well on the LSAT?
Applicants who feel that they did not perform well on the LSAT, may re-take the LSAT, and/or may also explain their score in an addendum. Applicants are encouraged to explain any factors that they feel may have been detrimental to their testing. (For example, applicants may give evidence that in the past they have outperformed predictions based on performance on other standardized tests).
Q. Are there minimum GPA and/or LSAT requirements applicants must meet for consideration for admission?
Q. When will my application be reviewed?
Q. How will I know about my admission status?
In addition, the Admissions Office will e-mail reminders and newsletters to keep applicants informed of the application process.
Q. What are key words I should look for when checking my Applicant Status Online (ASO), and what do they mean?
Application Received: Your application was received and Admissions is currently verifying documents.
Processing Application and Documents: These files were either recently received and are being processed or are missing required items. This status will change once all of the required items are received and processed.
All Required Documents Received: All required documents have been received and the application will soon move to the Admissions Committee for review.
Under Initial Review by Committee: The file is complete and the Admissions Committee is currently evaluating the file.
File reviewed, no decision reached: The Committee has reviewed the file, however, a decision has not yet been made on the file. The file will continue to be evaluated as other applications are received. Applicants who have updates to their files such as transcripts and LSAT scores will be re-evaluated by the Admissions Committee based on the new information. Final decisions will be made no later than the end of April, but it is possible that some candidates may hear earlier.
Final Decision Reached, Notice Issued: The Committee has reached a final decision on your application and a decision notice was issued. Usually the decision notice will be received by the applicant within 3-10 days.