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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.
  • Granted a Phi Beta Kappa chapter in 2015, joining approximately 10 percent of the nation’s institutions of higher education that have qualified for this elite academic organization.

University of Houston Law Center

  • U.S. News & World Report ranked the Law Center No. 7 in Health Care Law
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked the Law Center No. 8 in Intellectual Property Law.
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked the Law Center No. 8 in Part-time Law.
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked the Law Center No. 13 in Trial Advocacy.
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked the Law Center No. 16 in Legal Writing.
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked the Law Center No. 30 in Environmental Law.
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked the Law Center No. 32 in Tax Law.
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked the Law Center No. 38 in International Law.
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked the Law Center No. 42 in Dispute Resolution
  • #23 Go-To Law School in the nation *Law.com’s annual ranking of graduates hired as associates by the largest 100 law firms in the country (2024)
  • The University of Houston Law Center ranked Tax Law LL.M. is among the top programs in the country, according to Corporate Counsel's "Best of 2020" list.
  • preLaw magazine has commended the Law Center in the following categories:
    • Top School for Alternative Dispute Resolution (2023)
    • Top School for Intellectual Property Law (2023)
    • Top School for Advocacy/Litigation (2023)
    • Among the Most Diverse Law Schools (2023)
    • Among the Best Value Law Schools (2022-2023)
    • Top School for Health Law (2022-2023)
    • Best Moot Court (2022-2023)
    • Best School for Family Law (2022-2023)
    • Top Business Law School (2022-2023)
    • Top Criminal Law School (2022-2023)
    • Best Schools for Racial Justice (2022-2023)
    • Top Trial Advocacy School (2022)
    • Best Schools for Practical Training (2022)
    • Best School for Asians (2022)
    • Best School for Hispanics (2022)
    • Diversity Honor Roll (2022)
    • Employment at Law Firms Honor Roll (2019)
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