South Texas College of Law Houston

Rank 150 (USNWR 2024)
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Also known as

  • South Texas College of Law Houston
  • South Texas College Of Law—Houston

South Texas College of Law Houston is a law school located in Houston, Texas. The school was ranked 150 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for South Texas College of Law Houston is approximately 366.

Admissions website: https://www.stcl.edu/admissions-aid/admissions/

Admissions email: admissions@stcl.edu

Admissions phone: 713.646.1810

Can I get into South Texas College of Law Houston with aGPA andLSAT?

South Texas College of Law Houston Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 151 153 156
GPA 3.0 3.3 3.55
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 2102 67
# Admissions offers 932 -
Class size 366 95
% Accepted 44.3% 44
% Yield 39.2% 87

During the 2024 application cycle, 2,102 people applied and 932 were offered admission.

South Texas College Of Law—Houston has a 1L class size of 366, and yield of 39.16%. 365 out of 932 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 39.16% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at South Texas College Of Law—Houston has a median LSAT of 153. The 25th percentile LSAT is 151 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 156.

The median GPA is 3.36. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.02 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.59.

South Texas College of Law Houston LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 91 applicants for the 2022-2023 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

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25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

How much does South Texas College of Law Houston cost per year?

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Cost of attending South Texas College of Law Houston

In 2024, tuition was $38,600 and the annual cost of attending was $62,650 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

South Texas College of Law Houston employment outcomes

71.4% of South Texas College Of Law—Houston graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about South Texas College of Law Houston

South Texas College of Law Houston is the city’s oldest law school and the only law school located in Downtown Houston. Uniquely positioned to provide students with immediate access to internships and job opportunities, South Texas has been educating and preparing practice-ready graduates to serve their clients and communities with distinction for decades. Founded in 1923, South Texas is a private, nonprofit, independent law school. Accredited by the American Bar Association and also a member of the AALS, South Texas offers full- and part-time programs leading to the Doctor of Jurisprudence degree.

Our missions is to provide a diverse body of students with the opportunity to obtain an exceptional legal education, preparing graduates to serve their community and the profession with distinction.

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do i have a chance at South Texas with a 149 lsat and a 3.9 gpa ?
your gpa is high
STCL people: How long did it take to get your email after the website said accepted? Mine shows "Admitted - Decision Notification Emailed" but no emails yet.
how quick did yall hear back from South Texas for fall admit?
how long did it take everyone to hear back?
Just got accepted last night!
Applied January 10, got A January 24, in case anyone is wondering how long it took to hear back.
Wait you applied january 10 as in a few days ago and got an A...lucky
I applied november and haven't heard back from them.
Yes I applied Jan 10. Not sure how they got back to me so quickly. Wishing y’all the best of luck!!
no need to dig on people for low lsats/gpas
my app checker changed to admitted today and says email sent but i dont have an email yet so we'll see
Officially got the a, thank you
I applied early January so if you haven’t heard anything and you applied in November and the status checker isn’t updating then maybe consider calling?
My application status changed to under review in early Jan. and switched back to application complete on 2/9. Has anyone else had this experience? -no additional or new information was provided to the school.
same just happened to me yesterday... it went from review will take over 3 week period to complete
Admissions stated that the jump back on the status indicates a decision within the next few days.
Oh nice. Thank you! I'm on day 4 since the change so hopefully soon.
got WL :(
anyone hear about scholarships yet?
My application has been on "application complete" for a month
@AccessibleShrillHornet: I got my scholarship decision today.
Same here, Thanks for your response!
Mine changed to "application complete" today
Just got my A!
Anyone know timeframe from getting A to getting scholarship info?
Online JD candidates.... numbers are proving to be higher than the regular program
Anyone know/hear about the school offering a Spring start?
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