South Texas College of Law

The law school of South Texas College of Law Houston, known as South Texas College of Law, is a Private, 4 years school in Houston, TX. Total 979 students are attending the law school and 344 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 154 and the average GPA is 3.22. The law school tuition & fees at South Texas College of Law is $37,900.

  • LSAT Average: 154
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $37,900
  • Acceptance Rate: 43.93%
  • Student Population: 979
  • First-Year Student: 344

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at South Texas College of Law is $37,900 for law school students. The tuition increased by 4.84% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Texas is $32,383 for Texas residents and $37,995 for out-of-state students. For all laws schools in United States, the average law school tuition & fees is $37,935 for State residents and $43,395 for out-of-state students.
The tuition & fees of South Texas College of Law is cheaper than the average tuition & fees of Texas law schools.
The next table shows the South Texas College of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Texas law schools and all U.S. Law schools. The 2023 statistics for comparison is not available yet due to the lack of data.
Law School Tuition & Fees
202120222023
South Texas College of Law$35,650$36,150$37,900
Texas Law Schools$37,995$37,995-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 154 and the average GPA is 3.22 at South Texas College of Law.
The LSAT score of South Texas College of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Texas law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of South Texas College of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Texas law schools.
The next table shows the submitted LSAT scores and GPA by 25th/50th/75th percentile and full-time/part-time status and compare each score to last year scores.
LSAT scores distribution
South Texas College of LawTexas Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile152151155155
50th percentile154153158158
75th percentile156154160161
GPA distribution
South Texas College of LawTexas Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile2.942.943.213.27
50th percentile3.243.093.533.54
75th percentile3.493.33.723.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 2,010 students have applied to South Texas College of Law. Among them, 883 students have accepted to admit and 344 have enrolled into South Texas College of LawThe acceptance rate is 43.93% and the yield is 39%.
The acceptance rate of South Texas College of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of Texas law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at South Texas College of Law.
Admission Statistics
South Texas College of LawTexas Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants2,01028,460475,703
Admitted8837,881135,643
Enrolled3442,34540,338
Acceptance Rate43.93%32.34%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)38.96%30.69%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 979 students enrolled to South Texas College of Law. All students enrolled in JD(Juris Doctor Degree) program .
For the first class, 344 students newly joined to to South Texas College of Law. By gender, there are 255 men and 274 women first-time students at South Texas College of Law. By attending status, 455 students enrolled as full-time and 74 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment975979
JD Enrollment975979
Non-JD Enrollment00
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total35030848 34445574
Men18015119 25521837
Women18615729 27423737

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 79.03% where 248 students took the exam and 196 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Texas law schools (75.39%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates259283
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total261248
New Graduates187183
Prior Year Graduates6764
Early Takers71
No Exam Takers7299
Exam Passer200196
Exam Pass Rate76.63%79.03%
Texas Pass Rate77.38%75.39%

Law Schools in Texas

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