UCF-FSU Law 3+3 Program

UCF has four 3+3 accelerated law programs. The UCF PHPL Advising office has an agreement with and coordinates two 3+3 programs with law schools in Florida – the Florida State University College of Law (Tallahassee) and the Florida International University College of Law (Miami). UCF has two additional 3+3 programs with law schools coordinated specifically by the UCF Legal Studies Department with Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law (Orlando) and Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center (Long Island, NY).

Which UCF Majors can participate in the UCF-FSU Law 3+3 program?

UCF students in 13 different majors can participate in the UCF-FSU Law 3+3 program.

College of Arts and Humanities Majors:

    • English
    • History
    • Philosophy
    • Writing and Rhetoric

College of Community Innovation and Education Majors:

    • Criminal Justice
    • Health Services Administration
    • Legal Studies
    • Public Administration

College of Sciences Majors:

    • Communication and Conflict
    • Human Communication
    • International and Global Studies
    • Political Science
    • Political Science – Pre-Law Track
    • Sociology

How does the UCF-FSU Law 3+3 program work?

The UCF-FSU Law 3+3 accelerated law program provides the opportunity to qualified UCF students to seamlessly complete a UCF bachelor’s degree and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree at the FSU College of Law in six years rather than seven years. Participants in the program will complete (or end) their first three years of study at UCF and the fourth year in residence at FSU College of Law. In other words, this program allows UCF Seniors to have their first year in law school attributed back to their undergraduate degree, so that they are simultaneously finishing their bachelor’s degree and completing their first year of law school.

Undergraduate students who gain admission into law school through the 3+3 program will follow the usual prescribed course of study for full-time, first-year law students at FSU College of Law. After successfully completing the first year of law school, 3+3 participants will receive the bachelor’s degree from UCF, assuming all other UCF graduation requirements are met. The J.D. degree will be awarded upon successful completion of all course credits for law school and all other J.D. graduation requirements at the law school.

Eligibility for the UCF-FSU Law 3+3 Program

To see if you are eligible for the UCF-FSU Law 3+3 program, contact the PHPL Advising office at 407-823-0101, phpladvising@ucf.edu, or stop by in Trevor Colbourn Hall, Suite 205 and request to make an appointment with Chauntrice Riley-Standford or Erin Myszkowski.