This program, funded by Title III, Part B grant from the U.S. Department of Education allows a student to complete an undergraduate degree and a juris doctor (JD) degree in six years (3+3) instead of the customary seven years. This help students save on tuition and allows focused and motivated students to start their legal careers a year earlier than normal. FAMU Law already offers the most reasonable tuition in the state of Florida; subtracting one year of undergraduate costs certainly enhances the College of Law’s value.
“According to the American Bar Association (ABA), FAMU is currently, and has historically been, the second best feeder school of applicants to the ABA approved law schools. The 3+3 program, which is unique to FAMU among HBCUs with law schools, will hopefully increase FAMU’s attractiveness as a destination for prospective law students,” said Jon P. Perdue, interim director of the FAMU Legal Scholars Preparatory Program.