Thurgood Marshall School of Law

Rank 178 (USNWR 2024)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
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Also known as

  • Thurgood Marshall School of Law
  • Texas Southern University

Thurgood Marshall School of Law is a law school located in Houston, Texas. The school was ranked 178 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Thurgood Marshall School of Law is approximately 195.

Admissions website: http://www.tsulaw.edu/admissions/index.html

Admissions email: lawadmissions@tsu.edu <lawadmissions@tsu.edu

Admissions phone: 713.313.7114

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Thurgood Marshall School of Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 149 151 153
GPA 2.77 3.1 3.52
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1745 56
# Admissions offers 666 -
Class size 195 59
% Accepted 38.2% 56
% Yield 27.8% 41

During the 2024 application cycle, 1,745 people applied and 666 were offered admission.

Texas Southern University has a 1L class size of 195, and yield of 27.78%. 185 out of 666 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 27.78% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Texas Southern University has a median LSAT of 150. The 25th percentile LSAT is 148 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 152.

The median GPA is 3.16. The 25th percentile GPA is 2.68 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.53.

Thurgood Marshall School of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 47 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.

Click on a data point to see that user's profile.

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

How much does Thurgood Marshall School of Law cost per year?

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Cost of attending Thurgood Marshall School of Law

In 2024, tuition was $0 and the annual cost of attending was $22,058 (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.

Thurgood Marshall School of Law employment outcomes

53.4% of Texas Southern University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Thurgood Marshall School of Law

The Thurgood Marshall School of Law, a state institution founded in 1947, seeks to provide a legal education and an opportunity to students from diverse backgrounds with the potential to succeed in law school and become active members of the legal community.

Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University is located in Houston, Texas which is the third largest city in the United States. Each fall semester, the School of Law matriculates approximately 180 students into its full-time program. The law school only offers a full-time program.

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For the people that got a decision do you mind sharing your stats ??
@RaisingArizona: when did you apply?
3.3 and 156
For those of you on hold, what does your app status say?
Is anyone attending the school?
They've got some mess going on with administration. I'm not trying to talk down on TSU but both deans are stepping down after this year is over
I'm so torn if I should give Thurgood a try or what....
@BrainyYieldingGreyhound: same here. I want to be in Houston but I keep hearing negative things on the school
Why would they send out scholarship information one business day before seat deposits are due?
I thought it wouldn't be sent until the end of April and deposits are due the 15th?
@TheHomeTownHero: Ugh!! I have two weeks to make a decision.
@BrainyYieldingGreyhound: my deposit is due today, 4/1
@BrainyYieldingGreyhound: what schools are you between?
Ooh. I'm still awaiting UNT. I've been accepted to Oklahoma City, Atlanta John Marshall, OLE MISS. Oklahoma is really the only one I'm considering
@BrainyYieldingGreyhound: You have wonderful options!!!
Any movement?
I've been accepted. I did pay my deposit, when did you apply?
I applied back in February
My app got put on hold 03/11
@BrainyYieldingGreyhound: will you be attending this fall?
Yes I’m attending
My app status went blank again. I was put on hold in January
Decision coming soon
Good luck!
when did y'all hear back
Status just went blank as well
Still blank after a couple of weeks
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