Tuesday, September 10, 2013
First Tier Foul Swamp: University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Tuition: Florida residents attending this toilet on a full-time basis will “only” be charged $22,181.10 in tuition for the 2013-2014 school year. Full-time, out-of-state law students will have their ass penetrated to the tune of $41,545.80 in tuition – for 2013-2014. It’s great to see a state school putting its students’ interests first, right?!?! Hell, these “professors” and administrators take their “public service” seriously.
Total Cost of Attendance: The dump site estimates that the following items will add another $15,600 to the tab: books/supplies; clothing/maintenance; cell phone/computer; food; personal; room; transportation; and a student orientation fee of $150 for first year victims. This would make the total COA $37,781.10 for full-time, in-state students and $57,145.80 for non-residents attending full-time - for the current academic year. Some of these figures are suspiciously low. For instance, personal costs are listed as $270 and housing is set at $6,590.
Then again, ABA-accredited diploma mills base these figures on a nine-month school year. Seeing that actual students will require expense over the entire year, we need to prorate the applicable areas over twelve months. After doing so, these costs amount to $20,390. We now reach a more accurate total COA of $42,751.10 for Florida residents enrolled full-time and $62,961.80 for full-time, out-of-state students - for 2013-2014. Who doesn't have that type of money lying around?!
Ranking: At these rates, this school must have an incredible reputation among academics and lawyers. According to US “News” & World Report, the Univer$ity of Florida Levin Commode of Law is listed as the 46th greatest, most fantastic and amazing law school in the United States. Yes, who wouldn’t want to spend such huge sums of borrowed money for the opportunity to attend this prestigious in$titution?!?!
Employment “Placement” and Starting Salary Statistics: Take a look at the filthy swamp’s Class of 2012 Summary Report, which was submitted to the NALP dolts. There were 333 total graduates, from this cohort. Of that amount, 19 were pursuing another degree, three had a start date after the nine-month deadline, 29 poor souls were unemployed and seeking – while another 12 were out of work but not looking for a job.
A total of 63 grads from this class were not employed. Six people did not provide their job status to the school. Based on these numbers, the commode had a “placement” rate of 80.73%, i.e. (327-63)/327. Of course, the "career services" sewer rats included the 19 fools enrolled in another degree program as part of their formula. The school has a published “Total Employed or Degree” figure of 86.5 percent, i.e. 283/327.
Stay on the first page of this PDF for a moment longer. Notice the following: of the 196 grads employed in positions that require bar passage, only 129 of them furnished their income to the school. For $ome rea$on, 67 of the lucky law graduates did not supply that information. The median salary for the other 129 JDs is listed as $57,000, whereas the mean figure is $65,522.
Furthermore, a total of 49 members of this class ended up in “JD Advantage” jobs, which represents 15% of those who reported their employment status. However, only 10 of these grads bothered to provide their income to the public dumpster. Does anyone have an idea as to why so few of these JDs furnished their data?!?! Law graduates who make decent or stellar salaries want to brag about their paychecks, while those earning small sums would rather hide in a corner. This is how attorneys measure their self-worth.
Average Law Student Indebtedness: US “News” lists the average law student indebtedness - for those members of the University of Florida Law Class of 2012 who incurred debt for law school - as $72,974. Fully 80 percent of this school’s 2012 class took on such toxic debt. Remember that this figure does not include undergraduate debt – and it also does not take accrued interest into account.
Faculty and Administrator Salary – from 2009: Let's see how well the academic thieves are doing, in comparison to their broke-ass, debt-strapped students. This is the latest available information, from the Collegiate Times Salary Database, for the cockroaches at the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin Commode of Law. Remember that this source does not include bonuses and other compensation.
Robert Jerry II, who resembles a mole and is still the dean at this dung heap, made $256,051 in 2009 - as dean and “professor.” William Page, in his role as something called “Marshall M. Criser Eminent Scholar, raked in $255,647 for the same year. “Dean emeritus” Jon Mills rolled around in $240,520 for his “work.” Lastly, Martin McMahon Jr. “earned” $223,069 in 2009 – as “Stephen C. O’Connell professor of law.”
It should be CLEAR to you that these dung beetles are in academia for the easy “work” and big checks. This is in stark contrast to UF law grads who take on significant sums of student debt for MUCH lower pay. I am sure that these bitches will lecture you for being “greedy” – if you are interested in making a positive return on your investment. Yet, it is okay for these dinosaurs and gluttonous Boomers to expect or demand excessive compensation for their minimal output.
Conclusion: The University of Florida Levin College of Law has a reputation slightly above crocodile piss. You DO NOT NEED to incur an additional $75K-$130K in NON-DISCHARGEABLE debt for a chance to sit for the bar exam or to practice law. It speaks volumes that so many of the employed graduates from the latest class chose not to furnish their salary data to the school. After all, these men and women made the effort of contacting the ABA-accredited cesspool – in order to report that they had jobs. Yet, they did not feel secure enough to provide their starting salaries. Keep in mind that U.S. law school pigs do not confirm the incomes that survey respondents give them. Yes, the swine simply accept the answers on faith.
The law school cockroaches do not give one damn about you, the student or recent graduate. These bastards and hags are paid up front, in full – while you are left holding a big-ass bag of student debt. If you cannot grasp that basic reality, then go ahead and enroll. Some people, i.e. idiots, need to learn things by personal experience. When your moronic decision leads to financial ruin, don’t complain that nobody warned you, Lemming.
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