Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law

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Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law

We are a mission-driven institution dedicated to expanding opportunities for the underserved in the legal profession, preparing a diverse group of students for leadership roles in the legal profession, business, and government, and offering leadership in teaching, research, and service. For almost 70 years, the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University has been a catalyst for initiating courageous conversations and a progenitor of equality, diversity, and opportunity in keeping with the values and ideals of our namesake, Justice Thurgood Marshall. As a community of change agents, our law school has empowered the disenfranchised and underserved by preparing lawyers to practice law and to shape social and public policy. In addition, our diverse faculty is a community of prolific and cutting-edge teachers and scholars who emphasize teaching excellence and who produce legal scholarship that enriches, embraces, and celebrates an array of legal issues and perspectives.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.tsulaw.edu/
Address: 3100 Cleburne St, Houston, TX 77004
Admission Phone: (713) 313.-7114
Admission Email: [email protected]

2017 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students508
Student-faculty ratio15:1
Tuition $20,245 per year (full-time, in-state)
$27,235 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
N/A per year (part-time, in-state)
N/A per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$20,506
Founded In1949
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline08/01/19
Full-time program application fee$ 55
Financial Aid Deadline04/01/19
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
Wphilip1234 150 A 2.80

Accepted

Yes - - - 12 months ago
MClarington 136 A 3.70

Accepted

- - - one year ago
tgraham12 142 A 3.16

Accepted

- - - one year ago
ClaringtonM 136 A 3.70

Accepted

No - - - one year ago
Clarington 136 A 3.70

Accepted

No - - - one year ago
mraadt 160 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 days ago
Bjohnson0715 165 A 2.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
cokorocha 131 P 2.43

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
clrobinson25 134 A 2.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
Zachg3 150 A 2.65

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
Djones1986 137 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
jcucutharris 136 A 2.90

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
jessicahuerta16 143 A 3.42

Interested In Applying

No - - - 2 years ago
Angelica.jacox 148 A 3.53

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
haleyan31 149 A 3.45

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Tcgaymon 150 A 3.21

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
ladaysiarenee 142 A 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Boxingsbest 165 P 3.10

Interested In Applying

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njg009 147 P 3.46

Interested In Applying

No - - - 2 years ago
CharlesSarkiss 159 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

No - - - 3 years ago
amcastro 148 A 3.74

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
marinacastro70 145 A 3.20

Interested In Applying

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jayleww 142 A 3.07

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
BredricB 143 A 2.94

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
agras96 150 P 3.78

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
tylerabrice 150 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
Dominique7 143 A 3.03

Pending

- - - 2 months ago
Emily2018 144 P 3.20

Pending

04/12/18 04/12/18 - 3 months ago
Bolly811 156 P 2.77

Pending

- - - one year ago
mehak1011 139 P 2.30

Pending

No - - - 2 years ago
Jbrookz23 150 P 2.76

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
Cschutt91 135 A 2.60

Rejected

- - - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants13351335
Number of Offers660660
Number of Matriculants256256
75% GPA3.313.31
Median GPA3.023.02
25% GPA2.712.71
75% LSAT146146
Median LSAT143143
25% LSAT141141
2017 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students544
Total Students Receiving Grants269
% of Students Receiving Grants49
75% Grant Amount$14,000
Median Grant Amount$7,800
25% Grants Amount$4,900
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship78
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)61
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship78%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (28)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (3)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (18)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0)

2017 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (15)
  • Hispanics (67)
  • Black or African American (161)
  • Asian (5)
  • American Indian / Native (3)
  • Other (0)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total ()
  • Two or more races Total (3)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (1)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (0)


  • Total Women% (61)
  • Total Men% (38)
Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 141 60.28%
2016 141 60.28%
2015 146 80.82%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (149)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (30)
  • Employed Other (12)
  • Unemployed (45)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (2)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association