Thurgood Marshall School of Law

The law school of Texas Southern University, known as Thurgood Marshall School of Law, is a Public, 4 years school in Houston, TX. Total 544 students are attending the law school and 194 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 151 and the average GPA is 3.32. The law school tuition & fees at Thurgood Marshall School of Law is $28,261.

  • LSAT Average: 151
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $28,261
  • Acceptance Rate: 28.18%
  • Student Population: 544
  • First-Year Student: 194

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Thurgood Marshall School of Law is $21,038 for Texas residents and $28,261 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 3.11% 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 Thurgood Marshall School of Law is cheaper than the average tuition & fees of Texas law schools.
The next table shows the Thurgood Marshall School 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
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
Thurgood Marshall School of Law$14,973$21,543$20,418$27,408$21,038$28,261
Texas Law Schools$32,383$37,995 $32,383$37,995-
All U.S. Law Schools$38,035$43,389 $37,935$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 151 and the average GPA is 3.32 at Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
The LSAT score of Thurgood Marshall School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Texas law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of Thurgood Marshall School 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
Thurgood Marshall School of LawTexas Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile149155155
50th percentile151158158
75th percentile153160161
GPA distribution
Thurgood Marshall School of LawTexas Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile2.813.213.27
50th percentile3.323.533.54
75th percentile3.63.723.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,771 students have applied to Thurgood Marshall School of Law. Among them, 499 students have accepted to admit and 194 have enrolled into Thurgood Marshall School of LawThe acceptance rate is 28.18% and the yield is 39%.
The acceptance rate of Thurgood Marshall School of Law is lower than the acceptance rate of Texas law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
Admission Statistics
Thurgood Marshall School of LawTexas Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,77128,460475,703
Admitted4997,881135,643
Enrolled1942,34540,338
Acceptance Rate28.18%32.34%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)38.88%30.69%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 544 students enrolled to Thurgood Marshall School of Law. All students enrolled in JD(Juris Doctor Degree) program .
For the first class, 194 students newly joined to to Thurgood Marshall School of Law. By gender, there are 85 men and 128 women first-time students at Thurgood Marshall School of Law. All students enrolled as full-time status at Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment591544
JD Enrollment576544
Non-JD Enrollment150
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)6-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total175194
Men6085
Women119128

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 51.74% where 172 students took the exam and 89 students passed the exam. The pass rate is lower than average pass rate of Texas law schools (76.14%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates191210
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total156172
New Graduates154132
Prior Year Graduates030
Early Takers210
No Exam Takers3568
Exam Passer8789
Exam Pass Rate55.77%51.74%
Texas Pass Rate77.4%76.14%

Law Schools in Texas

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