J.D. Admissions


Profile of the 2013 Entering Class



Entering Class Size*


Median LSAT


Median GPA


25th/75th Percentile LSAT


25th/75th Percentile GPA


Average Age


% of class who are women


% of class who are a minority



*First-year students are divided into four sections–three full-time sections and one part-time section. Students from the 2013 incoming class represented 79 undergraduate schools. The top feeder schools were:

1. University of Texas-Austin
2. Texas A&M University  
3. University of Houston 
4. Rice University
5. Baylor University
6. Southern Methodist University, Texas State University, Trinity University

There were 50 different majors represented. The top majors were:
1. Political Science
2. Psychology 
3. English
4. Liberal Arts
5. Economics
6. History

Incoming students speak at least 26 different languages. Twenty eight students have already earned at least one graduate degree, including 1 Ph.D, and 2 MBAs.

The Bar Exam
Law Center graduates have consistently outperformed the overall bar passage rate of first-time test-takers from all Texas law schools. The July 2013 bar pass rate for UHLC graduates was 88.02%.

LSAT/UGPA percentiles were calculated by the Law School Admission Council based on matriculant lists provided by the University of Houston Law Center to the ABA.