University of Houston Law School

Rank 58 (USNWR 2022)
Median LSAT
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Also known as

  • University of Houston Law School
  • University of Houston
  • 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 286 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?

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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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no not yet, I've been in review for like 2 weeks
WL via status checker. No email yet.
WL 1/13, first update since 11/28
ugh, just got the R email
@SlimNimbleHound: :( could I ask when you sent ur app in?
substatus appeared today but no change in my status date; no email or anything yet, still UR
I called today for an update and they said a lot of people applied in sept so it took them a while. If you applied mid dec, a decision should come by mid to late FEB
anyone who got an A in nov/dec heard about scholarships yet?
@chaoticneutralbi: nothing yet, i guess they meant late January when they said mid to late lol
it doesnt look like anyone else has been awarded anything yet so I think they haven't sent out the scholarship awards yet. At least I hope that is what has happened rather than me missing out on a scholarship lol
anyone have any wave predictions? my status has been blank for two weeks now ugh
Are there any groups for admitted students besides the official one?
Saw someone on Reddit who applied on the first and got an acceptance today. Pretty quick turnaround, do you think it was a one time thing?
@Starbie: i've only seen the official fb page that you get invited to once accepted as of now
Can they please release scholarship info, im dyingggg
I literally got an email asking me to attend admitted students events before they told me I was accepted
I only checked the status checker because of the email LOL
Hoping to hear from UHLC today, anybody else?
dreaming about it lol
Went from application in review to file in review
Followed up with financial aid, scholarship information will be 100% released before February.
UH seems to have started sending out scholarship info, since I got mine.
I just received my scholarship email tonight. Wishing the same for everyone else waiting on them!
Scholarship info is in, how are we feeling?
i got offered in-state tuition and 5k/year which is......better than nothing i suppose
that is basically 20k then
so pretty good
I just got the A on the status checker, applied dec 21