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About University of Houston Law Center

The University of Houston Law Center is in Houston, the most diverse city in the US and one of the nation’s top legal markets. The city is also home to the world’s largest health care and medical complex and recognized as the energy capital of the world.

The Law Center has been cited as one of the best values in legal education.  We are a leading law school in the nation’s fourth-largest city, and our curriculum is among the broadest offered in the Southwest. The Law Center is truly a “global” school and is well-connected with the international legal and education communities. The international activities of our faculty include visiting professorships, publications in foreign journals, and participation in international symposia and conferences.

We are a Tier One university, highly ranked (currently, 54) by U.S. News & World report, and one of only eight public law schools that offer multiple ‘Top 10’ programs.

Our LL.M. programs include:

  • US Law (for foreign lawyers)
  • Health Law
  • International Law
  • Intellectual Property & Information Law
  • Tax Law
  • Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Law

There are also Clinic and externship opportunities available.