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Texas Tech University School of Law

Texas Tech University School of Law boasts a rich history spanning more than 45 years. In the 1930s, Alvin R. Allison, a self-described “country lawyer from Levelland,” could not afford to attend one of the three American Bar Association-accredited law schools in Texas. Instead of attending law school, he earned his law license by apprenticing under a local attorney for two years and passing the Texas Bar Examination in 1934. His struggle to become a lawyer inspired his quest to establish a law school in West Texas at his alma mater, Texas Technological College. The Texas Tech Board of Directors hired Richard B. Amandes as the School of Law’s first dean in 1966, and in 1967, the first class, comprised of 72 students, enrolled at Texas Tech Law. The ABA granted accreditation to the school in August 1970, which followed accreditation from the Supreme Court of Texas in 1968. In 1969, Texas Tech Law gained membership to the Association of American Law Schools.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.law.ttu.edu/
Address: 2500 Broadway, Lubbock, TX 79409
Admission Phone: (806) 834-5024
Admission Email: [email protected]

2017 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students561
Student-faculty ratio18:1
Tuition $23,262 per year (full-time, in-state)
$33,792 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$16,060
Founded In1969
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/01/19
Full-time program application fee$ 50
Financial Aid Deadline05/01/19
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Texas Tech University School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Texas Tech 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
sboettch 159 A 3.13

Accepted

Yes - - 01/10/17 2 years ago
mebouras 150 P 3.86

Accepted

Yes - - - 2 years ago
ss521 160 P 3.45

Interested In Applying

- - - a month ago
dickertjd 152 A 3.75

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
meganarmstrong 147 P 3.08

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
JChan1638 160 P 3.76

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
kaitlynpietrzak 143 P 3.61

Interested in Applying

09/13/18 09/13/18 09/13/18 3 months ago
mraadt 149 A 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
Tvsmith2021 180 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
clucerogates 154 A 3.51

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
pwpederson 165 P 2.17

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
AlvinCasimere 148 P 2.94

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
WRT7 160 A 3.22

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
laniebennett 159 A 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
jberlang 160 A 2.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
jessicahuerta16 143 A 3.42

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Tianamartin95 141 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
maggielynn166 170 P 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
haleyan31 149 A 3.45

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
saboaj 148 A 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
jloredo23 160 A 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
mehak1011 139 P 2.30

Interested In Applying

No - - - 2 years ago
see38 156 A 3.78

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
brittany 160 P 3.23

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
mstrombe 150 P 3.51

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
SAFRENCH 150 A 3.84

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
Mcalavera 165 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
ErikaCBinnix 154 A 3.75

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
jxk9416 150 A 3.01

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
jhouston102 146 A 3.50

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
mooseassassin 166 P 2.80

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
rscruggs2014 152 A 3.18

Pending

02/12/16 03/01/16 - 3 years ago
cwm0108 151 A 3.35

Pending

No 03/01/16 02/29/16 04/13/16 3 years ago
doreena107 150 A 3.83

Pending

- - - 3 years ago
Ericksonp07 150 A 3.37

Rejected

03/23/17 03/23/17 - 2 years ago
AgustinFerreira 150 A 3.27

Waitlisted

- - - 8 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants11361136
Number of Offers524524
Number of Matriculants139139
75% GPA3.643.64
Median GPA3.433.43
25% GPA3.033.03
75% LSAT156156
Median LSAT155155
25% LSAT154154
2017 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students518
Total Students Receiving Grants347
% of Students Receiving Grants67
75% Grant Amount$13,000
Median Grant Amount$7,500
25% Grants Amount$2,500
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship85
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)3
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship3%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (47)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (16)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (4)

2017 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (99)
  • Hispanics (12)
  • Black or African American (5)
  • Asian (2)
  • American Indian / Native (1)
  • Other (3)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (20)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (0)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (3)


  • Total Women% (40)
  • Total Men% (59)
Texas Tech University School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 203 84.24%
2016 176 83.52%
2015 198 93.93%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (98)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (48)
  • Employed Other (23)
  • Unemployed (82)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (12)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association