Florida Coastal School of LawFlorida Coastal School of Law is a private law school located in Jacksonville, Florida. Established in 1996, the school is owned by the for-profit educational investment fund InfiLaw. Florida Coastal School of Law received its license from the state of Florida in 1995 and opened for classes in winter 1996.
As an independently-functioning law school, Florida Coastal is not affiliated with any undergraduate university.
The law school
Florida Coastal School of Law is fully accredited by the American Bar Association. About evenly divided by gender, Coastal Law students come from approximately 46 states and numerous countries, representing approximately 254 colleges and universities.
The School's full-time faculty members represent more than 50 ABA-accredited law schools from across the country, including Harvard University, George Washington University, Duke University, Georgetown University, Columbia University, and New York University.
Coastal Law competitive teams regularly earn team wins and take individual honors at statewide, regional, national and international competitions, including Florida's oldest and most prestigious moot court competition in 2005, 2006 and 2007. Currently, its Moot Court Honor Board is ranked 4th across the country among all ABA-Accredited Law Schools.
The Davis College of Business at Jacksonville University and Florida Coastal School of Law recently created a joint degree program through which qualified individuals may enroll in the Coastal Law J.D. and the Davis MBA programs simultaneously. By allowing a number of courses to satisfy requirements in both programs at the same time, the time required to earn both degrees is shortened.
Coastal Law is one of only a handful of ABA accredited law schools to offer a spring start date.
The tuition for the twenty-six (26) credit hour program is $ $575 per credit hour. This is a fraction of the cost of residential LL.M. programs. The cost of reading materials is included in tuition: there are no additional costs and no additional fees. Students can divide tuition payments into four affordable installments. Scholarships are available; contact the Program Director, Aron Mujumdar, for more information.
Florida Coastal School of Law ("Coastal Law") is now offering an online Masters Degree to international lawyers. Coastal Law, located in Jacksonville, FL, has the sixth largest law student enrollment in the U.S. Its J.D. Program is fully accredited and licensed by the American Bar Association (“ABA”).
The LL.M. Masters of U.S. Law program is the first to be offered entirely online. The program is offered to international lawyers with a first degree in law from outside of the United States who are looking to add value to their professional career. Students can join distinguished U.S. law professors in live, interactive classes. All students have access to a learning management system, where they can access reading materials, take practice quizzes, view podcasts, and interact with their professors and classmates in discussion boards. Exams are administered online through a secure website and are designed to help prepare students to take a U.S. bar exam.