St. Mary's University School of Law

St. Mary's University School of Law

St. Mary’s Law, a Catholic and Marianist institution, teaches students the practical skills that enable them to become professional leaders and effective advocates of legal and social justice. The School of Law is accredited by both the American Bar Association (ABA) and the American Association of Law Schools (AALS). At St. Mary’s University School of Law, our deep Catholic roots, our innovative instruction, and our location in one of the nation’s most vibrant cities will lead you on a powerful journey toward personal success in the practice of law.

Contact Info


Website: http://law.stmarytx.edu/
Address: One camino Santa Maria San Antonia, Texas 78228
Admission Phone: (210) 436-3523
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students768
Student-faculty ratio23:1
Tuition $35,240 per year (full-time, in-state)
$35,240 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$23,350 per year (part-time, in-state)
$23,350 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$19,334
Founded In1948
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/01/17
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline03/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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St. Mary's University School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

St. Mary's University School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
kbyarborough 157 A 3.69

Accepted

Yes - - - 7 months ago
mebouras 150 P 3.86

Accepted

- - - 9 months ago
sbolding 155 P 2.98

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
haleyan31 149 A 3.45

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
jdm242 155 P 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
CharlesSarkiss 159 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

No - - - 2 years ago
mpulido 158 A 3.47

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
cd03 155 P 3.75

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
BredricB 143 A 2.94

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
penavl 150 P 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
debbieschooley10 160 A 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
jhouston102 146 A 3.50

Pending

- - - 10 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants13381187145
Number of Offers86078575
Number of Matriculants24220042
75% GPA3.343.343.42
Median GPA3.073.072.95
25% GPA2.682.712.48
75% LSAT147147145
Median LSAT149150148
25% LSAT152152151
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students768
Total Students Receiving Grants349
% of Students Receiving Grants45.4
75% Grant Amount$7,161
Median Grant Amount$5,246
25% Grants Amount$2,470
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:This school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (44)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (0.9)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0.5)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (319)
  • Hispanics (339)
  • Black or African American (37)
  • Asian (20)
  • American Indian / Native (11)
  • Other (1)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (1)
  • Two or more races Total (0)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (0)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (0)


  • Total Women% (45.1)
  • Total Men% (54.9)
St. Mary's University School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 217 61.08% 73.21% -12.13%
2014 226 69.72% 77.42% -7.70%
2013 290 81.45% 85.08% -3.63%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (111)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (39)
  • Employed Other (13)
  • Unemployed (45)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (7)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association