University of Houston Law Center - Law School Rankings

Rankings are often a reflection of the judgment and focus of the groups announcing them and the quality of the data they use.  They provide useful information, but only if these factors are taken into account.  You, as a potential student or a potential employer of graduates of the University of Houston Law Center, need to be aware of the different approaches and criteria involved in the measurement. UH Law Center does well in several law school rankings.  Here are some of the rankings we have seen:

University of Houston

  • Ranked in Tier 1 in the prestigious Carnegie Research University Rankings based on research funding and performance.
  • Rated as one of the best 376 U.S. Universities (top 15% of all universities) by the Princeton Review based on survey information from more than 122,000 students.

University of Houston Law Center

  • Ranked 58th of law schools by U.S. News & World Report based on a multi-factor analysis including bar passage, job placement, LSAT score. (2014)
  • Ranked 30th by the National Law Journal among "Go to" law schools based on the percent of graduates hired by the top 250 law firms in U.S. (2014)
  • Ranked among the Top 50 law schools in the nation (#39) in 2011 for best standard of living according to an exclusive study conducted by National Jurist magazine
  • Ranked 34th in 2010 by Super Lawyers organization based on the number of alumni of the school who have been voted as "super lawyers" in their fields by their peers.
  • The Houston Law Review ranked in top 3.3% (53rd) of more than 1,600 law journals by Washington & Lee based on the number of citations to articles in the Review. (2013)
  • UH Journal of International Law ranked in the top 25% of all law journals by Washington & Lee University based on the number of citations to articles in the Journal. (2013)
  • UH Intellectual Property and Information Law Institute ranked 7th nationally by U.S. News & World Report based on assessment of peers in intellectual property law. (2014)
  • UH Health Law and Policy Institute is ranked 9th nationally by U.S. News & World Report based on assessment of peers in health law. (2014)
  • UH Law Center part-time program is ranked 10th nationally by U.S. News & World Report. (2014)
  • UH Journal of Health Law and Policy is ranked in the top 15% of health law journals nationally by Washington & Lee University based on the number of citations to articles in the Journal. (2010)
  • Recognized as a 'Best Value’ in The National Jurist magazine's annual survey.
  • Recognized as a 'Most Diverse' law school by preLaw and The National Jurist magazines.