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University of Houston Law School

Rank 68 (USNWR 2024)
161
Median LSAT
3.72
Median GPA
32.3%
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 68 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Houston Law School is approximately 256.

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

Admissions email: lawadmissions@uh.edu

Admissions phone: 713-743-2280

Can I get into University of Houston Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

University of Houston Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 157 161 162
GPA 3.5 3.7 3.8
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 3115 80
# Admissions offers 1001 -
Class size 256 83
% Accepted 32.1% 72
% Yield 24.9% 25

During the 2024 application cycle, 3,115 people applied and 1,001 were offered admission.

University of Houston has a 1L class size of 256, and yield of 24.88%. 249 out of 1,001 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 24.88% 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 158 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 163.

The median GPA is 3.72. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.5 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.85.

University of Houston Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 308 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 University of Houston Law School cost per year?

$0.00
Tuition
$0.00
CoA
85.80%
Bar pass rate
66th percentile
$78,000.00
Salary, 25th %
80th percentile
$95,000.00
Salary
73rd percentile
$67,000.00
PI Salary
86th percentile
56.50%
Employment rate
54th percentile
66.30%
Grads with debt
30th percentile
$111,140.00
Average debt
65th percentile

Cost of attending University of Houston Law School

In 2024, tuition was $0 and the annual cost of attending was $0 (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 $95,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $67,000.

77.7% of law graduates from University of Houston go directly to work for law firms, while 0.5% clerk for a judge. 1.5% of graduates go into public interest.

85.8% 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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Yeah, that’s what I was getting at. There isn’t any apparent correlation with the edit button.
Just for clarification, would anyone who’s gotten an R care to clarify if they had an edit button on or not?
Looks like very little decisions lately.
RoyalTern
11:00
Hey, everyone! In case you didn't see the post on reddit, there's a discord for admitted UHLC students (class of 2027). Definitely join whether you're committed to UHLC or still considering your options: https://discord.gg/HBess2U24W
badbitty777
15:20
jus moved to the top for me
Same
Any decisions yet? Hope it’s an A!
@badbitty777: same. this is the 2nd time it’s moved to the top for me, hopefully an A for us!
I've been UR for over a month lol
I applied early decision it's killing me
13:24
i go here dont do it
13:24
enjoy your life - law school is not it
@jujufaz1127: Like law school in general or UHLC in particular
ImperfectIrishWolfhound
16:45
@jujufaz1127: honestly imma say it, leaving a comment like that then just never coming back is such a dick move. Fuck off
Just moved to the top of my law hub.
DefectiveNondescriptSatyr
12:54
Moved to the top of mine as well.
next A wave?
crazy how they have like only 2 A waves a month. hopefully early april
12:35
Just got my A
lawerbarbie
12:49
just got my A!!!
@FemFatale: When did you apply?
lawerbarbie
13:31
i applied 3/11
@lawerbarbie: Thank you! I applied a few days later
Moved to the top of my status checker last week.
Do they go in alphabetical order ?
16:53
@JasmineLH0804: 2/27
@FemFatale: Thank you!! Still waiting
Any outcomes for holds for anyone
just got denied off the waitlist
same :( gl yall
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