University of Houston Law Center

University of Houston Law Center is a Public, 4 years school in Houston, TX. Total 801 students are attending the law school and 242 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 161 and the average GPA is 3.64. The law school tuition & fees at University of Houston Law Center is $49,748.

  • LSAT Average: 161
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $49,748
  • LLM Tuition & Fees: $44,205
  • Acceptance Rate: 30.69%
  • Student Population: 801
  • First-Year Student: 242

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at University of Houston Law Center is $34,930 for Texas residents and $49,748 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 28.41% compared to last year. The average living costs besides tuition & fees is $16,804 including costs for room & boards, transportation, and other personal expenses. The living costs does not include the fees for health insurance.
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 University of Houston Law Center is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Texas law schools.
The next table shows the University of Houston Law Center 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
University of Houston Law Center$26,584$38,080$27,271$38,743$34,930$49,748
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 161 and the average GPA is 3.64 at University of Houston Law Center.
The LSAT score of University of Houston Law Center is higher than the average LSAT score of Texas law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of University of Houston Law Center is higher than the average LSAT score of Texas law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
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
University of Houston Law CenterTexas Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile160156155155
50th percentile161159158158
75th percentile163162160161
GPA distribution
University of Houston Law CenterTexas Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.373.33.213.27
50th percentile3.643.623.533.54
75th percentile3.773.743.723.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 3,438 students have applied to University of Houston Law Center. Among them, 1,055 students have accepted to admit and 242 have enrolled into University of Houston Law CenterThe acceptance rate is 30.69% and the yield is 23%.
The acceptance rate of University of Houston Law Center 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 University of Houston Law Center.
Admission Statistics
University of Houston Law CenterTexas Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants3,43828,460475,703
Admitted1,0557,881135,643
Enrolled2422,34540,338
Acceptance Rate30.69%32.34%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)22.94%30.69%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 801 students enrolled to University of Houston Law Center. Among them 729 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 72 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 242 students newly joined to to University of Houston Law Center. By gender, there are 109 men and 136 women first-time students at University of Houston Law Center. By attending status, 209 students enrolled as full-time and 36 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment770801
JD Enrollment679729
Non-JD Enrollment9172
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total20717534 24220936
Men907620 1099118
Women1139914 13611818

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 86.06% where 208 students took the exam and 179 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Texas law schools (75.48%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates221241
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total222208
New Graduates181174
Prior Year Graduates3131
Early Takers103
No Exam Takers2656
Exam Passer189179
Exam Pass Rate85.14%86.06%
Texas Pass Rate77.25%75.48%

Law Schools in Texas

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