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University of Houston Law Center

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
42%
Number students applying:
2,175
Number students accepted:
918
First-year attrition rate:
6%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
162
Median:
159
25th percentile:
155

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.62
Median:
3.47
25th percentile:
3.21

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $29,784 $20,484
Non-resident $43,176 $29,556
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $15,850
Off Campus $19,200                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
732
Number students enrolled full-time:
615
Number students enrolled part-time:
117
Number of first-year students:
234

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
34%
% Women students:
47%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
15%
% Minority students:
34%
% International students:
4%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
5
Names of law journals:
Houston Business and Tax Law Journal, Houston Journal of Health Law and Policy, Houston Journal of International Law, Houston Law Review, Journal of Consumer & Commercial Law
% of students involved in law journals:
30%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
29%
% of students in field placements:
35%
% of students in simulation courses:
67%

Curriculum Strengths

Media-Entertainment/Intellectual Property,
Environmental Law,
Tax,
Science & Technology/Patents,
International Law

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 66% 170
National Employment Rate 2013 65% 173
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer TX 93% 215
State 2nd Largest Employer VA 2% 4
State 3rd Largest Employer CA 1% 3
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer TX 85% 192
State 2nd Largest Employer CA 3.1% 7
State 3rd Largest Employer NY 0.9% 2

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
2.2%
Law Firm 2-10
20%
Law Firm 11-25
8%
Law Firm 26-50
2.7%
Law Firm 51-100
3.6%
Law Firm 101-250
2.2%
Law Firm 251-500
7.1%
Law Firm 501+
12.9%
Law Firm Unknown Size
1.3%
Business & Industry
22.2%
Government
7.6%
Public Interest / Service
3.1%
Clerkships Federal
0.9%
Clerkships State / Local
0.9%
Education / Academia
1.8%
Other
0.4%

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 TX 88% 85%
State 2
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 TX 87% 82%
State 2
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 TX 92% 86%
State 2
State 3

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Public
Part-time:
Yes
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
Feeder School 2:
Feeder School 3:

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

100 Law Center
Houston, TX 77204
Region:
South Central
Main Phone:
713-743-2100
Admissions Phone:
713-743-2280
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Leonard
M.
Baynes
Undergraduate:
BS
School:
New York University
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Columbia University
Graduate Degree:
MBA
School:
Columbia University
Director of Admissions:
Jamie
West
Dillon
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
University of Tulsa
Law Degree:
JD
School:
University of Houston Law Center
Graduate Degree:
School:

Reputation Profile

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