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University of Houston Law School

Rank 58 (USNWR 2022)
161
Median LSAT
3.64
Median GPA
30.8%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • University of Houston Law School
  • University of Houston
  • HOUSTON, UNIVERSITY OF
  • UH

University of Houston Law School is a law school located in Houston, Texas. The school was ranked 58 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Houston Law School is approximately 244.

Admissions website: https://www.law.uh.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: lawadmissions@uh.edu

Admissions phone: 713-743-2280

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University of Houston Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 159 161 163
GPA 3.37 3.64 3.76
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 3438 80
# Admissions offers 1055 -
Class size 244 73
% Accepted 30.7% 71
% Yield 22.9% 15

During the 2022 application cycle, 3,438 people applied and 1,055 were offered admission.

University of Houston has a 1L class size of 244, and yield of 22.94%. 242 out of 1,055 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 22.94% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Houston has a median LSAT of 161. The 25th percentile LSAT is 159 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 163.

The median GPA is 3.64. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.37 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.76.

University of Houston Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 290 applicants for the 2021-2022 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 University of Houston Law School cost per year?

$49,749.00
Tuition
39th percentile
$34,931.00
In-state tuition
$70,607.00
CoA
44th percentile
67.60%
Grads with debt
$102,823.00
Average debt
$70,000.00
Salary, 25th %
$92,500.00
Salary
$67,149.00
PI Salary
31.90%
Employment rate
86.10%
Bar pass rate

Cost of attending University of Houston Law School

In 2022, tuition was $49,749 and the annual cost of attending was $70,607 (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.

University of Houston Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of Houston make $92,500 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $67,149.

68.8% of law graduates from University of Houston go directly to work for law firms, while 4.7% clerk for a judge. 2.8% of graduates go into public interest.

86.1% of University of Houston graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about University of Houston Law School

The University of Houston Law Center is the leading law school in the nation’s fourth largest city (soon to be third), and our curriculum is among the broadest offered in the Southwest. Excellence and value are the hallmarks of our law school. We encourage prospective students to investigate all of the advantages that make the Law Center what it is: an unparalleled value in legal education and a great place to launch a career in law. The state-assisted UH Law Center is noted throughout the South and Southwest not only for its excellence, but also for its progressive and innovative approach to the teaching of law.

The UH Law Center is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and the Association of American Law Schools and has a chapter of the Order of the Coif, the national legal honorary scholastic society. The Law Center confers a Juris Doctor (JD) degree as a first degree in law and a Master of Laws (LLM) degree to students pursuing work beyond the JD degree. The UH Law Center is located on the University of Houston main campus, three miles south of downtown. Students benefit from our location in one of the nation’s top legal markets. Our ties to the local market mean career and internship opportunities for students and allow us to bring top practitioners to campus to teach specialty courses and coach our winning mock trial and moot court teams. The city is also home to the world’s largest health care and medical complex and is recognized as the energy capital of the world with multiple Fortune 500 companies headquartered here.

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ch5
15:58
Does anyone know when the first wave came out last year?
Looking at the LSD data from 21-22, looks like around 19 October
Does anyone know if UH sends an email decision or regular mail?
when did y’all get decisions today and when did you apply?
I applied the first week of Sep and still nothing.
okay that makes me feel better thank you
AstonishingFunctionalGibbon
19:25
UH sends email
Anyone go UR2 on Oct. 31?
Lol and now my date changed again to 11/10. Anyone else?
I feel like this is my third time at least to have a date change while in review
I just checked mine and it still says 10/31 :/ im just so tired of the waiting game i hope theres a big wave of A's this week *and that im in it lol*
19:39
Did anyone get a phone call?
19:40
I got a call earlier from a Houston number today but didn't answer, and seeing that there was a little wave, I'm kinda wondering lol
AstonishingFunctionalGibbon
21:44
I just got an email, no phone call
11:56
Randomly got a date change from 10/31 to 11/16! hope it’s good news ❣️
13:05
Date change 11/28 r3, I bet there is a wave sometime this week
well it seems like they sent out an R today so i think its safe to assume some A's will be coming out this week as well
I still havent had any update past the date change to 10/31 :/
same seal, last date change was UR 10/31. i feel like it must be right around the corner though
ch5
11:36
For those who were accepted, did your page ever go blank? Or a better question: was there a tell-tale sign that a decision had been made in your portal?
received my first A today from UHLC!
to answer your Q @ch5, my status checker actually says "decision rendered: accepted" and the email came through at exactly 5pm
ch5
9:45
Do you remember what time of day it changed to decision rendered? @chaoticneutralbi:
i was at work so i wasn't able to check during the day, sorry! the last time i checked my status was around noon and it still said under review
and by 5pm the email came through, checked my status when i got home that night and it said decision rendered
ch5
14:22
Perfect. Thanks so much!