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Why UF Law?

At the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law we are committed to preparing our students for success in a variety of career paths – in any part of the world. A preeminent faculty, a global alumni base and an engaged student body help you build your legal network and future career.

Because we're committed to you

UF Law is committed to creating a dynamic, diverse, and professional environment that is conducive to learning. Our nationally-recognized full-time faculty combined with the depth of our academic programs and the breadth of our global alumni network makes UF Law unique among law schools. Whether your goal is to work in Florida, New York City or abroad, UF Law provides opportunities like externships, Semester-in-Practice programs, and numerous other experiential learning opportunities that will help to prepare you for a career in law.

Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga speaks with UF Law students in the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center

Our students

Our accomplished, creative, and diverse student body comes to UF Law from more than 100 institutions, with undergraduate and graduate degrees in a variety of fields, such as education, engineering, medicine, criminal justice, business and finance. Learn more about our newest entering class by viewing the Class of 2020 profile. Learn More

Our academic programs

UF Law is committed to providing our students with the tools needed to engage in the highest levels of legal practice. We offer several degrees, including J.D., LL.M., and the nation’s first S.J.D. in taxation. Our commitment to experiential learning means students have an opportunity to participate in active clinical work without leaving our campus, engage in summer externships, enroll in study abroad programs, or spend an entire semester in the city of their choice, working full-time while earning course credits through our Semester-in-Practice program. Learn More

Our faculty

A critical component to a top-notch legal education is working with scholars in the field. UF Law supports more than 80 full-time faculty and more than 50 adjunct professors and lecturers. UF Law’s engaged faculty not only teach nearly every subject of law, but actively publish, present and contribute to cutting-edge research and expertise in law on a global scale. In 2016, they traveled to 30 countries presenting their research and engaging with other scholars about the most pressing issues of our time. Learn More

Our alumni

University of Florida has one of the most robust alumni networks in the world – the Gator Nation is truly everywhere! Our global network of more than 21,000 has gone on to become judges, practitioners, politicians, policymakers, law school deans, public interest attorneys, advocates, CEOs, television personalities and writers. This networks spans every state and more than 50 countries worldwide. Learn More

Our reputation

UF Law is known for its commitment to academic excellence, the breadth of its faculty scholarship, robust experiential learning opportunities, its diverse and highly-credentialed student body and its global and engaged alumni base. The most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings placed UF Law 41st among all law schools and the 19th best public law school. Our tax program is consistently the best public law school tax program and is regularly ranked among the top 3 in the nation. Our upward momentum has led to a 112 percent increase in applications since 2015, enabling UF Law to enroll some of the most diverse and highly credentialed classes in its history. Learn More

Our community

UF Law fosters and supports a vibrant, intellectually stimulating and open-minded law school community, both in and out of the classroom. We give back through volunteer work and pro bono hours. We foster creativity and the sharing of ideas through multi-day conferences held on campus, annual barbecues and our more than 60 student organizations. Throughout the academic year, our endowed lectures and student organizations bring leading scholars and top legal minds to campus for discussion and networking opportunities. UF Law faculty also travel throughout the country and world, fostering relationships between alumni, faculty and students, making Gator Law Nation even stronger. Learn More

Vision & Mission

We are a law school dedicated to advancing human dignity, social welfare and justice through knowledge of law. Our mission is to achieve excellence in educating professionals, advancing legal scholarship, serving the public and fostering justice. Learn More

Senior Administration

The dean’s leadership team plans for the future of UF Law as it continues its ascent as a powerhouse law school. Learn More

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