Friday, September 20, 2013
Third Tier Pile of Wet Feces: Florida International University College of Law
Tuition: Florida residents attending this trash pit on a full-time basis will be charged $20,199 in tuition – for the 2013-2014 school year. Out-of-state, full-time law students will be hit with a big-ass tuition bill of $34,443 – for the current academic year. Student fees will add $399 to the figures above.
Ranking: At those prices, you would expect this school to have a somewhat decent reputation, correct? According to US “News” & World Report, Florida InTTTernaTTTional Univer$iTTTy Commode of Law is rated as the 105th most prestigious and amazing law school in the entire nation. In fact, FIU shares this distinct honor with the following three toilets: Mercer University, TTTexas TTTech, and Wayne State University. Their mothers must be exceptionally proud.
Published Employment Statistics: Let’s review the Employment Summary for 2012 Graduates for this school. There were a total of 184 JDs in this cohort. Of that overall figure, 160 were employed within nine months of graduation. Three members of this class did not report their job status to the commode. Relying on this data, the “placement” rate was 88.4 percent, i.e. 160/181. Four grads were placed in law school or university funded positions.
Scroll down to the subheading Employment Type. A total of 99 graduates from this class ended up working in private law firms. Thirteen desperate souls opened up solo practices. Another 54 landed in firms of 2-10 attorneys – including five in part-time, long term positions and three working in part-time, short term posts. Another 15 were hired by firms of 11-25 lawyers, with one in a full-time, shot term job. Yes, those are tremendous outcomes, right?!?!
By the way, one damn person – among a group of 184 grads - found employment in a firm with more than 500 attorneys. This means that 0.54% of this trash heap’s Class of 2012 landed in such firms. Are you the top one half percent, delusional ass-hat?!?! Do you like those odds, Lemming?! Hell, that single JD likely had connections or wealth before he went to law school.
Average Law Student Indebtedness: US “News” lists the average law student indebtedness - for those members of the Florida InTTTernaTTTional Univer$iTTTy Commode of Law Class of 2012 who incurred debt for law school - as $94,937. Fully 88 percent of this school’s 2012 class took on such toxic debt. Remember that this figure does not include undergraduate debt – and it also does not take accrued interest into account.
Plethora of Florida Law Schools: According to this list, there are 10 ABA-accredited diploma mills in the state. However, TLS did not include the following commodes: TTTThoma$ M. Cooley Law $ewer’s campus in Tampa Bay and Ave Maria Law Sewer. Yes, there are 12 ABA-accredited diploma mills located in Florida.
In good news, Florida International “University” has the fourth best law school in the state. UF Levin is ranked 46th, FSU is listed as 48th, and the University of Miami is rated 76th. Stetson is home to the 109th greatest law school in the country. The remaining seven Florida law schools are in the fourth tier: Ave Maria, Barry University, FAMU, Florida Coastal, Nova Southeastern, St. Thomas University, and TTTThoma$ M. Cooley.
Florida’s Glutted Legal Market: On June 27, 2011, Catherine Rampell’s piece, “The Lawyer Surplus, State by State,” appeared in the New York Times Economix blog. The data was compiled by Economic Modeling Specialists Inc. Take a look at the following numbers for Florida:
“2010-2015 Estimated Annual Openings: 2,027
2009 Bar Exam Passers: 2,782
Do you still view enrolling in a Florida third tier cesspool as a wise financial decision? If so, then you likely need to read paint can warning labels, in order to make sure that you don‘t drink the contents, Idiot.
Conclusion: Do not even consider attending this third tier commode. Based on data from EMSI, the state of Florida has the EIGHT MOST GLUTTED LAWYER JOB MARKET in the country. There are also 12 ABA-accredited diploma mills located in the state. Simply put, a JD from the FIU Commode of Law does not lead to decent job prospects.
This school is a sweltering dung pit. You will not be served well by incurring an additional $100K-$135K in NON-DISCHARGEABLE debt for a TTTT law degree. Try to repay your immense student loans, purchase a home and start a family on a $40K annual salary, dumbass. Again, the law school pigs do not have the slightest concern about YOUR future. You are a mere means to an end, i.e. large sums of federally-backed student loan money. The academic parasites get paid up front, in full - while YOU are stuck with the bill for the next 20-30 years.
Posted by Nando at 5:53 AM