University of Houston Law Center

University of Houston Law Center

The Law Center was established in 1947 and enrolls more than 800 students in its degree programs. We offer J.D., LL.M. and “concurrent” degrees that allow students to obtain two degrees in less time than individual programs would require. We are currently ranked No. 59 among the nearly 200 law schools in the United States, and we are one of only eight public law schools that offer multiple ‘Top 10’ programs.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.law.uh.edu/
Address: 4800 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77004
Admission Phone: (713) 743-2280
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students731
Student-faculty ratio12:1
Tuition $30,401 per year (full-time, in-state)
$45,219 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$20,911 per year (part-time, in-state)
$30,949 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$17,088
Founded In1950
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline05/15/18
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline04/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Houston Law Center

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Houston Law Center

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

- - - 8 months ago
sboettch 159 A 3.13

Accepted

Yes - - 02/10/17 10 months ago
jkiser88 150 P 2.50

Interested In Applying

- - - a month ago
cameron.claytor 162 P 3.93

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
Erb50 151 P 3.76

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
ariannacraver 160 P 3.61

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
Lvargas 160 P 3.31

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
tylorwhi 164 P 3.65

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
acastilleja 160 P 3.52

Interested In Applying

- - - 10 months ago
Thebbrowne 165 P 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 10 months ago
emmarose03 150 P 3.77

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
jessicahuerta16 143 A 3.42

Interested In Applying

No - - - 12 months ago
ellenb13 142 A 3.98

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Jazzie229 160 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
DavidEnCruz 163 A 3.68

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Tianamartin95 141 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Ne-Blake 157 A 3.94

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
jibrell24 170 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
alip 165 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
jloredo23 160 A 3.20

Interested In Applying

No - - - one year ago
see38 156 A 3.78

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
jdm242 155 P 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
njg009 147 P 3.46

Interested In Applying

No - - - 2 years ago
phantlynn 162 P 3.89

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Lresqueda 170 A 3.74

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
mpulido 158 A 3.47

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Kbenton2 170 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
aldermantn 150 P 3.47

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
agras96 150 P 3.78

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
lostpawn13 151 A 3.93

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
lvargas28 150 A 3.68

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
leahceleste15 162 A 3.61

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
greatgeek 172 A 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
debbieschooley10 160 A 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Kltaylo3 156 A 3.20

Pending

02/15/17 - - 9 months ago
mebouras 150 P 3.86

Pending

- - - 11 months ago
efeuer 157 A 3.50

Waitlisted

01/20/16 - - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants25082000359
Number of Offers80975554
Number of Matriculants21118427
75% GPA3.693.73.65
Median GPA3.533.553.4
25% GPA3.243.262.98
75% LSAT156156152
Median LSAT159160158
25% LSAT162162159
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students731
Total Students Receiving Grants509
% of Students Receiving Grants69.6
75% Grant Amount$15,000
Median Grant Amount$7,500
25% Grants Amount$5,000
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 (52.5)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (14.6)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (1.5)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (1)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (407)
  • Hispanics (146)
  • Black or African American (45)
  • Asian (79)
  • American Indian / Native (7)
  • Other (26)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (3)
  • Two or more races Total (0)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (16)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (7)


  • Total Women% (46.3)
  • Total Men% (53.7)
University of Houston Law Center Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 217 73.76% 73.21% 0.55%
2014 233 86.03% 77.42% 8.61%
2013 248 88.21% 85.08% 3.13%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (74)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (25)
  • Employed Other (17)
  • Unemployed (15)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (1)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association