Application Process FAQs

I don’t have a TOEFL or IELTS score but have a certificate indicating that I graduated from an English language program. Will Florida Coastal LL.M. accept this?

No. The Coastal Law LL.M. program does not accept any test or certification of English ability aside from a TOEFL or IELTS score. However, please see the above exceptions to this requirement.

I have a J.D. degree from a U.S. law school. Am I eligible for admission?

No. The LL.M. program is open only to persons with a law degree from outside of the U.S.

I don’t have a foreign law degree, but I have a Master’s in Business Administration and want to study the U.S. legal system. Am I eligible for admission?

No. You must have obtained a law degree from outside of the United States in order to be eligible for admission into the LL.M. program.


The tuition for the twenty-six (26) credit hour program is $575 per credit hour, for a total cost of $14,950. This is a fraction of the cost of residential LL.M. programs. Other than the cost of reading materials, there are no additional costs and no additional fees.

The projected payment schedule is as follows:

  • Seat Deposit: $575 (covers 1 credit)
  • Fall Term: $5,750 (covers 10 credits)
  • Spring Term: $5,750 (covers 10 credits)
  • Summer Term: $3450 (covers 6 credits)

If you reside in the U.S., you may make payment by credit card, money order, certified check, personal check, or wire transfer. If you are not a U.S. resident, you may make payment by either credit card or by wire transfer. Be advised that a 2% surcharge is applied to all payments made by credit or debit card.

Credit Card: Credit card payments may be made through the PayPal site at:

Wire Transfer: If you would like to make payments by wire transfer, you may send it as noted below:

Account Name: Coastal LLM Bank

Account #: 1000095041181

Routing #: 061000104

Swift Code: SNTRUS3A

Also, the bank address, which you will probably need, is:

SunTrust Bank | 76 Laura Street | Jacksonville, FL 32202

Check: If you pay by check, you can mail it directly to Nicole Carlucci at the address below:

ATTN: Nicole Carlucci/Admissions Department Florida Coastal School of Law | 8787 Baypine Road | Jacksonville, FL 32256