3+3 Accelerated Law Programs

The University of Central Florida has established 3+3 Accelerated Law Programs with

  • Touro College Law Center (Central Islip, NY)
  • Florida State University College of Law (Tallahassee, FL)
For further information

Dr. Margarita Koblasz, J.D.
Dr. Phillips Academic Commons (DPAC), Suite 430
Phone: 407-823-1670 | Fax: 407-823-3110
Email: legalstudies@ucf.edu

Students who meet the eligibility and admission requirements at both UCF and one of these three law schools can complete a bachelor’s degree and a law degree in six years rather than the traditional seven, saving a year of time and costs.

OVERVIEW – 3+3 Eligibility and Admissions

  • A 3+3 program does not guarantee admission into law school.
  • No more than 30 credit hours can be transferred from a 3+3 law school toward the 120 credit hours needed to complete a bachelor’s degree at UCF.
  • A bachelor’s degree at UCF is not completed until the successful completion of the first year at a 3+3 law school.
  • Both the Department of Legal Studies and Office of Pre-Health and Pre-Law Advising at UCF have the discretion of accepting or denying admission to a student to a 3+3 accelerated law program.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Full-time student (12 or more credit hours per semester)
  • Declared major in legal studies
  • Competitive SAT/ACT scores
  • Completion of a minimum of one semester in residence at UCF
  • Completion of a minimum of 15 credit hours with a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Cumulative GPA of at least a 3.3

APPLICATION TO PROGRAM
In freshman or sophomore year

  • Submit to UCF’s Department of Legal Studies:
    – Personal statement explaining interest in program (maximum of 500 words)
    – Letter of recommendation from a faculty member in the Department of Legal Studies
  • Prepare for a personal interview (to be scheduled)

ADMISSION TO TOURO LAW
At beginning of junior year

  • Take Law School Admission Test (LSAT) prior to applying for admission and achieve a minimum score of 149
  • Apply for admission to Touro Law by February 1
  • Submit letter to Touro Law from UCF’s legal studies’ advisor certifying successful progress toward completion of all UCF program requirements
  • Meet Touro Law’s requirements for moral fitness and character

By end of junior year

  • Complete a minimum of 93 credit hours at UCF, consisting of all GEP and major in legal studies’ requirements

TOURO LAW WILL NOTIFY APPLICANTS OF ADMISSIONS DECISIONS BY JUNE 1.

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