Official ABA Data

University of Houston Law Center

100 Law Center, Houston, TX 77204-6060
Phone: 713.743.2280; Fax: 713.743.2194
E-mail: lawadmissions@uh.edu; Website: www.law.uh.edu

ABA
Approved
Since
1950

The Basics

Type of school Public
Term Semester
Application deadline 11/15, 2/15, 5/15
Application fee $70
Financial aid deadline 4/1
Can first year start other than fall? No  
Student to faculty ratio 11.5 to 1  

Faculty and Administrators

  Total Spr Total Fall Men Spr Men Fall Women Spr Women Fall Minorities Spr Minorities Fall
Full-time 51 55 33 35 18 20 8 8
Other Full-time 14 13 5 5 9 8 0 0
Deans, librarians, & others who teach 6 5 5 4 1 1 0 0
Part-time 122 78 91 58 31 20 17 12
Total 193 151 134 102 59 49 25 20

Tuition and Fees

Resident—full-time $28,130
Resident—part-time $19,889
Nonresident—full-time $38,805
Nonresident—part-time $27,006
Tuition Guarantee Program N

Living Expenses (estimated living expenses for singles)

Estimated Living Expenses for Singles
Living on campus Living off campus Living at home
$15,150 $18,600 $12,200

Curriculum

Typical first-year section size—full-time 70
Typical first-year section size—part-time 50
# of classroom course titles beyond first-year curriculum 219
# of upper division classroom course sections:
  Under 25 146
25–49 50
50–74 18
75–99 5
100+ 0
# of positions available in simulation courses 520
# of simulation positions filled—full-time 338
# of simulation positions filled—part-time 69
# of positions available in faculty supervised clinical courses 102
# of faculty supervised clinical positions filled—full-time 86
# of faculty supervised clinical positions filled—part-time 13
# of field placement postitions filled—full-time 220
# of field placement postitions filled—part-time 18
# of students who enrolled in independent study—full-time 35
# of students who enrolled in independent study—part-time 6
# of students who participated in law journals—full-time 134
# of students who participated in law journals—part-time 8
# of students who participated in interschool skill competitions—full-time 83
# of students who participated in interschool skill competitions—part-time 7
# of credit hours required to graduate 90

JD Enrollment and Ethnicity

Men
#
Men
%
Women
#
Women
%
Full-time
#
Full-time
%
Part-time
#
Part-time
%
1st-year
#
1st-year
%
Total
#
Total
%
JD
Degs
Awd.
Hispanics of any race 42 9.7 49 14.3 75 11.9 16 11.2 23 10.8 91 11.7 18
American Indian/Alaska Native 6 1.4 3 0.9 9 1.4 0 0.0 2 0.9 9 1.2 3
Asian 44 10.2 54 15.7 84 13.3 14 9.8 23 10.8 98 12.6 32
Black/African American 14 3.2 36 10.5 37 5.9 13 9.1 11 5.2 50 6.5 23
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 0.1 0
2 or more races 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0
Subtotal (Minority) 107 24.8 142 41.4 206 32.6 43 30.1 60 28.3 249 32.1 76
White/Caucasian 315 72.9 194 56.6 413 65.3 96 67.1 145 68.4 509 65.7 182
Nonresident Alien 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0
Race/Ethnicity Unknown 10 2.3 7 2.0 13 2.1 4 2.8 7 3.3 17 2.2 4
Total 432 55.7 343 44.3 632 81.5 143 18.5 212 27.4 775   262

Transfers

Transfers in 22
Transfers out 2

GPA and LSAT Scores

Total Full-Time Part-Time
# of applicants 3,060 2,614 446
# of offers 908 852 56
# of matrics 212 181 31
75% GPA 3.70 3.71 3.70
Median GPA 3.47 3.48 3.39
25% GPA 3.23 3.23 3.29
75% LSAT 163 163 162
Median LSAT 161 161 159
25% LSAT 159 159 157

Grants and Scholarships (from prior year)

Total
#
Total
%
Full-Time
#
Full-Time
%
Part-Time
#
Part-Time
%
Total # of students 830   676   154  
Total # receiving grants 447 53.9 442 65.4 5 3.2
Less than 1/2 tuition 412 49.6 407 60.2 5 3.2
Half to full tuition 35 4.2 35 5.2 0 0.0
Full tuition 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
More than full tuition 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Median grant amount full-time $2,000
Median grant amount part-time $2,000

Informational and Library Resources

Total amount spent on library materials $1,401,480
Study seating capacity inside the library 550
# of full-time equivalent professional librarians 12
Hours per week library is open 168
Requires computer? N

JD Attrition (from prior year)

Academic
#
Other
#
Total
#
Total
%
1st year 0 4 4 1.6
2nd year 0 2 2 0.7
3rd year 0 0 0 0.0
4th year 0 1 1 2.4

Bar Passage Rates

First-time takers 261
Reporting % 100.38
Average school % 91.98
Average state % 86.24
Average pass difference 5.74
Bar Passage Rates
JurisdictionTakersPassersPass %State %Diff %
Texas26224191.9886.245.74