Florida Coastal School of Law enrolls on a rolling admissions basis. This means there is no application deadline.  We encourage prospective students to submit their applications as early as possible to ensure that seats in the upcoming class are available and to take advantage of scholarship opportunities. There is also no application fee to apply to Coastal School.

For more detailed information on Coastal Law, view our ABA Standard 509 Information Report.

Step-by-Step Guide to the Coastal Law Admissions Procedure

1. Speak with an admissions counselor to determine if Florida Coastal School of Law is the right fit for you.

2. Register with the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) and the Credential Assembly Service (CAS).

3. Complete Coastal Law’s online application. There is no application fee to apply.

  • A complete application consists of all undergraduate transcripts, two letters of recommendation, a personal statement, a resume, and your LSAT score. The LSAT must be taken within five years of the desired start date.
  • The CAS report from LSAC will consist of your undergraduate transcripts, your LSAT report, and your two letters of recommendation.

4.  Once your complete application is received it will go on to the Admissions Committee for review.

5.  If accepted, you will be required to submit a nonrefundable seat deposit to reserve your seat in our incoming class.

  • The seat deposit will be credited to the your tuition upon matriculation.
  • A student who has been accepted for admission into one entering class, but who does not enroll in that class, must reapply for any later class and be considered for admission according to the standards of the class sought to be entered.

6.  After you submit your seat deposit you are now on your way to becoming a Juris Doctor Candidate at Florida Coastal School of Law!  Congratulations!  We look forward to having you with us.

Important Note:  Before you enter classes at Florida Coastal School of Law, you must have your official transcript, indicating your baccalaureate degree has been conferred. If you do not already have your official final transcript in your CAS report with LSAC, please have your final transcript mailed here to the Office of Admissions. CAS unofficial incomplete copies are only sufficient for a preliminary determination of admission.  Students are not allowed to continue their studies beyond the first semester unless that official transcript indicating the degree has been conferred has been received by the Office of Admissions.

If you have any questions please contact admissions@fcsl.edu  

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