Levin College of Law

ABA Required Disclosures

The University of Florida Levin College of Law has been accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) since 1925. For more information on ABA accreditation, please contact:

Office of the Managing Director
ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
321 North Clark Street, Floor 21
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 312.988.6738
Fax: 312.988.5681
legaled@americanbar.org

The ABA requires that law schools disclose a variety of consumer information to current and prospective students. The Standard 509 Information Report, which is compiled from data submitted in the latest (2016) annual ABA questionnaire, contains much of this information.

Mandated disclosures – Standard 509(b)

The Standard 509 Information Report includes the following:

  • Admissions data
  • Tuition and fees, living costs, and financial aid
  • Conditional scholarship
  • Enrollment data, including academic, transfer, and other attrition
  • Numbers of full-time and part-time faculty, professional librarians, and administrators
  • Class sizes for first-year and upper-class courses; number of seminar, clinical and co-curricular offerings
  • Employment outcomes
  • Bar passage data

Other required disclosures – Standards 509(c) and 509(d)

Student Learning Outcomes

As prepared for the SACS University-wide accreditation process, the law school identified the following student learning outcomes for the J.D. program:

  1. Students identify, describe and apply legal rules and principles as required to practice law and obtain licenses to practice law;
  2. Students conduct independent legal research;
  3. Students produce legal writing of professional quality;
  4. Students apply laws and rules to different factual settings and engage in legal argumentation;
  5. Students demonstrate knowledge of the shared values of the legal profession and ethical problem-solving and the skills to create a professional identity.

 

Additional information and elaboration on disclosures:

Any student who believes that the University of Florida Levin College of Law is out of compliance with any of the applicable ABA Standards may submit a written complaint to Associate Dean Rachel Inman in the Office of Student Affairs. All complaints will be handled promptly.